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 is written by the victors. - Niccolo Machiavelli

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

What is history but a fable agreed upon? - Napoleon Bonaparte

Peace is preferable to a place in history. - Justo P Benitez

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

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow

Epochodor: The smell of history found at museums - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The main thing is to make history, not to write it. - Otto von Bismarck

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

History will never accept difficulties as an excuse. - John F Kennedy

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

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

History would be a wonderful thing - if it were only true. - Leo Tolstoy

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke

U.S. history - that's part of your whole American heresy. - Archie Bunker

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

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man. - Martin H. Fischer

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher

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

A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke. - Max Eastman

I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters. - John Keats

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

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. - Rudyard Kipling

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. - Alexis de Tocqueville

Our old history ends with the cross; our new history begins with the resurrection. - Watchman Nee

I work with gold that holds history, diamonds that see the future, and rubies that long for love. - Waris Ahluwalia

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

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

How many ideas have there been in the history of the human race that were unthinkable ten years before they appeared? - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is God's Gift. That's why we call it the 'Present.' - Bill Keane

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work. - Frank Zappa

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. - John F Kennedy

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila. - Mitch Ratcliffe

God created us for love, for union, for forgiveness and compassion and, yet, that has not been our storyline. That has not been our history. - Richard Rohr

Peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country with a simple oath, we affirm old traditions, and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush

Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. - Stephen Hawking

Things always get better. Tomorrow will always be better. Just think about it... is there any time in history in which you'd rather live than now? - Paul Harvey



 

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