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French Revolutionaries Storm The Bastille In Paris

Today on July 14, 1789, citizens across the capital openly rebelled against King Louis XVI by storming the Bastille — a medieval fortress in the...
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Thousands of Parisian Women March on Versailles

Today on October 5, 1789, the Women's March on Versailles begins, fueling one of the most important revolutions in history. The Women’s March on Versailles,...
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King Louis XVI of France Beheaded By The Guillotine

Today on January 21, 1793, King Louis XVI was beheaded by the guillotine in the Place de la Revolution in Paris. The execution of King...

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