What Happened in Jul 1789

  • National Constituent Assembly formed

    The National Constituent Assembly (French: AssemblĂ©e nationale constituante) was formed from the National Assembly on 9 July 1789, during the first... Read more

  • The storming of the Bastille

    The Storming of the Bastille, in Paris, was the flashpoint of the French Revolution and signified the fall of the monarchy and royal... Read more

  • The French National Guard is created

    The National Guard (French: la Garde nationale) was the name given at the time of the French Revolution to the militias formed in each city, in... Read more

  • The "Great Fear"

    The "Great Fear" (French: la Grande Peur) occurred from July 20 to August 5, 1789 in France at the start of the French Revolution. Rural unrest had... Read more