What really happened on that day back in 1789 ? For those of you who are not too squeamish, and yet still curious about the events surrounding the storming of the Bastille, prepare yourself for a few choice details… History can be so much fun!
What is the true significance of Bastille Day in France ? – “Is this a revolt?” asked Louis XVI. – “No Sire, this is a revolution.” replied the Duke of Rochefoucauld. These ominous words were pronounced on July 12, 1789.
Girl Gone Gallic’s Bastille Day Guide for Paris. If you are so lucky to be in Paris for Bastille’s Day, there are tons of great events in which to participate.