Archduke Franz Ferdinand (d) 28-June-1914

The murder that took place 100 years ago that set off World War I



Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife on day they were
assassinated by Gavrilo Princip
Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Gavrilo Princip was a Bosnian Serb who assassinated
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie,
Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on 28-June-1914.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the heir apparent to
the Austro-Hungarian throne.

History  in the making

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History develops, art stands still. - E.M. Forster

Well-behaved women seldom make history. - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

There is no reason to repeat bad history. - Eleanor Holmes Norton

Revolutions are the locomotives of history. - Karl Marx

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. - Virginia Woolf

She did not so much cook as assassinate food. - Storm Jameson

If you think you have it tough, read history books. - Bill Maher

Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up. - Ronald Wright

If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Unknown

History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee

History repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

A sweating ovary or a sick prostate explains most history. - Martin H. Fischer

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them. - James A. Baldwin

Study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. - Winston Churchill

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. - Konrad Adenauer

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. - Henry James

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history. - Donald Trump

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. - Lord Acton

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice. - Mark Twain

I love hockey because of the respect for history and for the game itself. - George Vecsey

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H G Wells

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians. - Warren Buffet

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again. - Kurt Vonnegut

Once in a lifetime the longed-for tidal wave of justice can rise up, and hope and history rhyme. - Seamus Heaney

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon

There's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good. - Stephen Colbert

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. - Bil Keane

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history. - Aldous Huxley

A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment. - Unknown

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

I see history as really cyclical in terms of the intense idealism, and the desire to create a better life outside of societal norms. - Lauren Groff

The shoulders I stand on are broad and strong, full of history and courage and love. How about you? Whose shoulders are you standing on? - Molly Johnson

There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed in, and the history of what you came to believe in. - Kay Boyle

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell



 

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