jun 28, 1914 - 28 Jun 1914 - Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand is the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. He is assassinated in Sarajevo, the capital city of the Austrian province of Bosnia. The monarch is shot by Gavrilo Princip, who is backed by a Serbian terrorist group named ‘the Black Hand’.
The picture shows Franz Ferdinand and his wife arriving to Serbia before their assassination.
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