Nicolai Halvorsen

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The month that changed the world: a timeline to war - OUPblog

July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war. But how did it all happen?

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Headline for a June 1914 newspaper: Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo.

The bloodstained coat of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, assassinated in 1914, triggering the First World War. (Getty)

BEGINNING OF WWI in 1914 (bloodstained coat of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, assassinated in triggered WWI, from this one man and traveled down a thousand veins of alliances, to millions dead, frozen and starved. It's one hell of a coat)

Between 1882 and 1968 4,743 people were lynched on American soil-3,446 of them where African American.The women above is Laura Nelson who was hung on a bridge over the North Canadian River along side her 15 yr old son, Lawrence Nelson. The pictures of the lynchings where later sold as postcards.

Laura Nelson was lynched and hanged on a bridge over the North Canadian River about six miles west of Okemah, Oklahoma along side her 15 year old son, Lawrence Nelson. The pictures of the lynchings where later sold as postcards.

How to Tie a Bow Tie, you are not a Whovian unless you know that!

How to Tie a Bow Tie. Whether you're wearing a tuxedo at a wedding or singing in a barbershop quartet, you need to know how to tie a bow tie. It's not something most of us do very often, but luckily, if you can tie your shoes, you can tie.