On this day, in 1789, a revolution happened. It was (almost) bloodless in the beginning, but like any revolution it sowed discord, resentment, tragedy and eventually the birth a new state.

Like in a revolution textbook, it began with a tyrant, a disgruntled people, a reluctant hero and sacrifices imposed by said tyrant on said people for a goal perceived as futile. But this specific revolution had something unique.

Virtually in every revolution there are promises of paradise and better life for oppressed people. The one begun on April 28th 1789, happened…