What Happened on July 14, 1789

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bastille Day - the French Revolution begins with the fall of the Bastille Prison

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard-RenĂ© de Launay, governor of the Bastille, murdered during the Storming of the Bastille (b.1740)
  • Jacques de Flesselles, French provost (assassinated) (b. 1721)