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1792 - Rue Comtesse d'Artois is joined on, but later disconnected, and still later merged again

1804 - Au Rocher de Cancale opens, rapidly becomes the most popular place to eat oysters which at this time are not yet a luxury food.

1832 - L'Escargot Montorgueil opens, serving of course snails it still operates today

1878 - Painted by Claude Monet on Bastille Day, which that year was the last day of the Great Exhibition

1971 - The nearby Les Halls covered market is demolished, and much of the local produce business moves to support rue Montorgueil turning it once again into a center of daily food shopping for the local residents.