July 14th is Bastille Day!

Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally called Fête Nationale and commonly and legally le 14 Juillet. marks the fall of Bastille, a military fortress and prison, on July 14, 1789, when an angry mob stormed into it, signaling the beginning of the French Revolution.

  • 14 July – Official French website (in English)