28th July 1914 (Tuesday)

WAR!

Exactly one month after the assassination of the Archduke in Sarajevo (in Bosnia-Herzegovina) – a month filled with military, political and diplomatic manoeuvering and deceit, all of it with very little real connection to the assassination – Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/austria-hungary-declares-war-on-serbia

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