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 set of lies agreed upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

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

History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

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

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

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

We are not makers of history. We are made by history. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme a lot. - Mark Twain

We learn from history that we do not learn from history. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. - John F Kennedy

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

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

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

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! - Dwight D Eisenhower

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

History never repeats itself. The historians repeat each other. There is a wide difference. - Oscar Wilde

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

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

If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us. - Unknown

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

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

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. - Mahatma Gandhi

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

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



 

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