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

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

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

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

Revolutions are the locomotives of history. - Karl Marx

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

Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen R. Covey

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

The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it. - Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Street League Skateboarding is the premier professional skateboarding league in the world, with the biggest prize money in history. - Rob Dyrdek

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

It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. - Renata Adler

I know of no other man in our time, or indeed in recent history, who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things. - Stafford Cripps

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

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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