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

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

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

That great dust-heap called 'history'. - Augustine Birrell

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 repeats itself; historians repeat one another. - Rupert Brooke

You have to look at history as an evolution of society. - Jean Chretien

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump

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

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

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



 

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