Liberté, égalité, feux d’artifice!

On this day in 1789 the French Revolution began with the fall of the Bastille.  

Born on this day in 1874 conductor Serge Koussevitzky

Born on this day in 1901 composer Gerald Finzi

Born on this day in 1918 director and screenwriter Ingmar Bergman

Also born on this day in 1918 director, screenwriter and playwright Arthur Laurents

Born on this day in 1929 tenor Charles Anthony