BONSERNEWS.com – There are many important events in this world that happened on July 14th. Some of these events are recorded, some are not recorded. What became a record later became part of world history.
Here are seven important events that occurred on July 14:
1. July 14, 1789
Storming of the Bastille – On July 14, 1789, the Storming of the Bastille took place in Paris, France. This invasion was the starting point of the French Revolution which overthrew the monarchy and brought about profound changes in French and European history.
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2. July 14, 1790
Human Rights Act passed in France – On July 14, 1790, the Constituent National Assembly of France passed the Human and Citizen Rights Act. This law is an important milestone in affirming the principles of human rights in French society.
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3. July 14, 1881
Billy the Kid shot dead – On July 14, 1881, legendary United States criminal, Billy the Kid (aka William H. Bonney), was shot dead by Sheriff Pat Garrett in New Mexico. Billy the Kid is known for his criminal life in the Wild West era of the United States.
4. July 14, 1911
Machu Picchu Archeology – On July 14, 1911, Hiram Bingham, an American archaeologist, discovered the site of the ancient city of Machu Picchu in Peru. This discovery became one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the 20th century and Machu Picchu became a world-famous tourist destination.
5. July 14, 1933
Nazi Party NSDAP becomes the only political party in Germany – On July 14, 1933, the Nazi Party (NSDAP) led by Adolf Hitler was declared the only political party allowed in Germany. This move marked the establishment of the Nazi dictatorship and the abolition of other political parties.