Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated by Gavrilo Princip. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (June 28, 1914).
June 28th 1914 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to Austria-Hungary's throne and his wife, Sophie, are assassinated by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, while the couple were visiting Sarajevo.
This picture shows Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia on the day of his assassination. On Sunday, June 28th, 1914, at 10:45 am, Franz Ferdinand was killed at the capital of Austro-Hungarian province by Gavrilo Princip. His death caused war to break out.