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What's the "Bastille" in Bastille Day?

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Ignacio Green
2020-07-09 21:34:07
2020-07-09 21:34:07

The Bastille was a prison and fortress built in the 14th century to protect Paris's eastern entrance. At the height of its use, it held political prisoners, but by 1789, it was mostly vacant except for supplies like gunpowder. In fact, the Bastille was supposed to be demolished and replaced with a town square. Revolutionaries had other ideas, though—they wanted to get at that gunpowder, so they stormed the Bastille on July 14, 1789, losing about 100 people in the process. However, they ended up winning the day and proceeded to execute the Bastille's governor and dismantle the building entirely.

Interestingly enough, they don't even call it Bastille Day in France—they use la Fête nationale or le 14 juillet.

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Micale daisy mukunzi
2020-07-15 10:25:25
2020-07-15 10:25:25

bastil day

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Pro Players
2020-07-24 03:41:04
2020-07-24 03:41:04

Bastille was an Ancient Fortress in France, which was demolished by the french citizens in 1789 under the rule of Louis XVI. This event marked the beginning of the French Revolution.

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Anonymous
2020-07-14 15:57:46
2020-07-14 15:57:46

Bastille Day, in France and its overseas départements and territories, holiday marking the anniversary of the fall on July 14, 1789, of the Bastille, in Paris. Originally built as a medieval fortress, the Bastille eventually came to be used as a state prison.

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2020-07-14 15:43:32
2020-07-14 15:43:32

Bastille Day, in France and its overseas départements and territories, holiday marking the anniversary of the fall on July 14, 1789, of the Bastille, in Paris. Originally built as a medieval fortress, the Bastille eventually came to be used as a state prison.

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2020-07-14 16:08:03
2020-07-14 16:08:03

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2020-07-14 16:07:48
2020-07-14 16:07:48

monday


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Anonymous
2020-07-17 10:06:44
2020-07-17 10:06:44

Bastille Day is a day celebrated in the honour of the demolishing of the Bastille prison.

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Anonymous
2020-07-17 10:02:35
2020-07-17 10:02:35

Bastille day is a day used to celebrate the demolishing of Bastille prison .

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Anonymous
2020-07-15 18:03:51
2020-07-15 18:03:51

Prison

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2020-07-15 02:24:51
2020-07-15 02:24:51

bastille means oscar is gay

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Not on the original Bastille Day, but on Bastille Day held several years later.

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Bastille Day is in July, on the 14th.

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Bastille Day was created in 1880.

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Nobody significant was executed on Bastille Day. That day celebrates the beginning of the French Revolution and storming of the Bastille.

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There is no special meal for Bastille Day.

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Bastille Day is on the 14th of July, in Summer.

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What food are eaten on Bastille day

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Bastille Day is observed on July 14.

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No one, Bastille Day is France's national day, not its independence day.

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French for Bastille Day is Quatorze Juillet.

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bastille day was celebrated on july 14

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Bastille Day is always celebrated on July 14, regardless of the day of the week.

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Bastille Day, which is always the 14th of July. It marks the fall of Bastille in the French Revolution in 1789.

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Bastille Day happens in summer, as it is July 14.

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Bastille Day is celebrated on July 14th each year.

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Bastille Day is France's national day. It is celebrated on July 14 every year.

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Bastille Day is always celebrated on July 14, regardless of the day of the week.

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i have heard of Bastille day is usa but we don't really celebrate it.

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Bastille Day is celebrated in every French city and village.

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Yes, Bastille Day is on July 14 every year.

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No, Bastille Day is only relevant to France, not Canada or Québec.

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None, only France celebrates Bastille Day.

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Bastille Day - song - was created in 1975.


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