Sunday 28 June 2009

What a day...28 June

On this day ...

1914: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary is assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip, a Serb.

1919: The Treaty of Versailles, which allocates sole guilt for World War One to Germany, is signed near Paris.

1922: The Irish Civil War starts when Free Irish State forces bombard anti-treaty republicans in Dublin.