Q. 163.8( 20 Votes )
The following events took place in the morning of 14th July 1789 in France
i. In the morning of 14th July 1789, the king ordered his troops to move into the city. There were a rumour that he ordered his army to open fire upon the citizens.
ii. 700 men and women gathered in front of the town hall and decided to form a people’s militia.
iii. Agitated crowd broke into a number of government building in search of arms.
iv. A group of several hundred people stormed the fortress prison, the Bastille, where they hoped to find hoarded ammunition.
v. The crowd destroyed the Bastille, the commander of the Bastille was killed and the prisoners released.
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