French national holiday, Bastille Day, 14 July 1789, marked the beginning of the French Revolution

French national holiday, Bastille Day, 14 July 1789, marked the beginning of the French Revolution

Remembering Bastille Day...France's Independence Day on Le Quatorze Juillet! See thefrenchinspiredroom.com

Remembering Bastille Day...France's Independence Day on Le Quatorze Juillet! See thefrenchinspiredroom.com

Celebrations and commemorations in other places around the world; for example, Bastille Day in France, Independence Day in the USA, including those that are observed in Australia such as Chinese New Year, Christmas Day, Diwali, Easter, Hanukkah, the Moon Festival and Ramadan (ACHHK064)

Celebrations and commemorations in other places around the world; for example, Bastille Day in France, Independence Day in the USA, including those that are observed in Australia such as Chinese New Year, Christmas Day, Diwali, Easter, Hanukkah, the Moon Festival and Ramadan (ACHHK064)

The Charlie Hebdo cartoons no one is showing you. This cartoon by Cabu ruthlessly criticizes the French military. The caption reads: "14 Juillet [France's Independence Day], the killers' holiday."

The Charlie Hebdo cartoons no one is showing you. This cartoon by Cabu ruthlessly criticizes the French military. The caption reads: "14 Juillet [France's Independence Day], the killers' holiday."

La Tour Eiffel- image des feux d'artifice du 14 juillet 2014                                                                                                                                                                                 More

La Tour Eiffel- image des feux d'artifice du 14 juillet 2014

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for the fifth of May) is this Friday! Often people think the day represents Mexico’s Independence Day, but, according to History.com, it’s “an observance of the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867).” Whether or not people know the true reason behind …

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for the fifth of May) is this Friday! Often people think the day represents Mexico’s Independence Day, but, according to History.com, it’s “an observance of the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867).” Whether or not people know the true reason behind …

Events across the country pay tribute to France's Independence Day.

Get your French on for Bastille Day

Events across the country pay tribute to France's Independence Day.

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