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Bastille Day

July 14
Holiday Date
Bastille Day
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About Bastille Day

Bastille Day celebrates the storming of the Bastille Prison in 1789, which played a huge part in the start of the French Revolution.

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About This Holiday

Countries around the world observe a National Day to celebration the nationhood of the country. It is most often a federal holiday that brings out the pride in the nation. 

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About Independence Day

Independence Day is an annual holiday celebrated in countries around the world commemorating the anniversary of the nation's independence. Each country has it's own reason to celebrate and many are celebrated similarly under other names such as National Day, Foundation Day, Statehood Day or name the day for their country.

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