June 28th, 1914: The Day the World Changed, World War I & Our Unfolding Future – Part III

There’s no need to translate, formulaicly or otherwise, that a violent death would be the most famous and highly notorious aspect associated with the date of June 28th, 1914. Plus, as already mentioned throughout this series, the deaths of a husband and wife which occurred on that June day one century ago would have repercussions on a most massive scale, resulting in a global conflict that would change the world and eventually take the lives of over 37 million souls forever from this planet, nearly 5 million of them being American military.

As our future continues to unfold deeper into the 21st century, may today’s society always keep the date of June 28th, 1914 fresh within its collective memory for us to learn from and not perpetuate the wrongs of humanity’s past.

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June 28th, 1914: The Day the World Changed,World War I & Our Unfolding Future – Part II

“Europe today is a powder keg and the leaders are like men smoking in an arsenal … A single spark will set off an explosion that will consume us all … I cannot tell you when that explosion will occur, but I can tell you where … Some damned foolish thing in the Balkans will set it off.”
– Otto von Bismarck, after being asked by the 1878 Congress of Berlin what he thought would start the next major war in Europe.

“I know I shall soon be murdered.” – supposedly said by the Archduke Franz Ferdinand to a group of friends a few weeks prior to his assassination.

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