Events:

1223 – Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Philippe II of France.
1789 – French Revolution: citizens of Paris storm the Bastille.
1790 – French Revolution: citizens of Paris celebrate the constitutional monarchy and national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.

Births:

1610 – Ferdinando II de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1670)
1933 – Franz, Duke of Bavaria, Heir to the House of Stuart
1977 – Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

Deaths:

937 – Arnulf, Duke of Bavaria (birth year unknown)
1223 – King Philippe II of France (b. 1165)

HAPPY BASTILLE DAY! 

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