Taking place on the 14th of July 1789, the Storming of the Bastille was a flashpoint moment of the French Revolution. After the Fête de la Fédération celebrated the unity of the French people one year later, Bastille Day has been celebrated on July 14th ever since.

To commemorate the occasion, we’ve delved through the archived content hosted on the Exact Editions platform to learn more about Bastille Day, the French Revolution and its importance to French history and culture.… Keep Reading