1914

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Events

  • January 4 - Enver Pasha becomes Minister of War of the Ottoman Empire.
  • April 20 - The Ludlow Massacre takes place.
  • June 28 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip, a member of the pan-Serbian Black Hand group. This results in massive anti-Serb riots in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • July 1 - The South African National Party is founded.
  • July 4 - The Lexington Avenue bombing takes place in New York City when a bomb blast, intented to kill John D. Rockefeller, kills four people.
  • July 15 - Victoriano Huerta resigns as President of Mexico.
  • July 28 - Austria-Hungary declares war on the Kingdom of Serbia, officially beginning World War I. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia subsequently orders a partial mobilisation against Austria-Hungary.
  • August 1 - Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on the Russian Empire.

Births

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Deaths

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Victim deaths

  • June 28 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand