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Today in
World War I History

1894 - Russian ruler Czar Nicholas II was crowned.

1914 - Gavrilo Princip set out from Belgrade on a 10-day-long journey towards Sarajevo and a planned rendezvous with fellow young nationalist agitators. On June 28, Princip killed Franz Ferdinand and Sopie which led to the beginning of World War I.



World War I Quote

"The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime."
- British foreign secretary Sir Edward Grey on August 3, 1914

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