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14th July 1789: French troops storming the Bastille during the French Revolution. The prison represented the hated Bourbon monarchy and Bastille day is now celebrated as the beginning of the revolution. (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)

14th July 1789:  French troops storming the Bastille during the French Revolution. The prison represented the hated Bourbon monarchy and Bastille day is now celebrated as the beginning of the revolution.  (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)