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This day marks the destruction of the archaic French monarchy, symbolic of the storming of a fortress as well as a political prison in Paris on the same date. About twelve countries around the globe partake in organised events on the same day to celebrate this event. 

Key Terms: Commemorations-Destruction of French Monarchy-Storming the fortress-Destroying political prison in Paris-Celebrating around the world.


July 14th every year - fixed date. 



Bastille Day

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