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June, 1914

28. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, crown prince of Austria-Hungary, and his wife, the Duchess of Hohenburg, while attending military maneuvers on the occasion of their first official visit to Serajevo, Bosnia, are assassinated by Gavrio Prinzip, a Serbian student.


“Are you dejected? here is comfort. Are you sinful? here is righteousness. Are you led away with present enjoyments? here you have honours, and pleasures, and all in Christ Jesus. You have a right to common pleasures that others have, and besides them you have interest in others that are everlasting, that shall never fail; so that there is nothing that is dejecting and abasing in man, but there is comfort for it in Christ Jesus.”
–Richard Sibbes, Description of Christ