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

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

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

History doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes. - Will Rogers

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

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston Churchill

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

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

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

History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living. - Lawrence Durrell

I'm just the smallest dot in a big map of human history. - Ben Casnocha

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know. - Harry S Truman

Women with pasts interest men. They hope history will repeat itself. - Mae West

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history. - Fiona Shaw

If the cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde

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

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

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? - John Guare

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

One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. - Will Durant

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

You can't reach old age by another man's road. My habits protect my life but they would assassinate you. - Mark Twain

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

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

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

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

History has repeatedly been changed by people who had the desire and the ability to transfer their convictions and emotions to their listeners. - Dale Carnegie

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

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

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. - Aldous Huxley

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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