June 28, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


MurderAssassination

Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip at 10.45, the casus belli of WWI

Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria
Franz Ferdinand

Birthdays in History

  • Aribert Heim, Austrian physician

Deaths in History


MurderAssassination

Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI

Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria
Franz Ferdinand
  • Sophie, Princess of Austria, assassinated