World War I

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This page, from American Memory at the Library of Congress, focuses on significant events in American history and culture associated with June 28. On this day in 1914, Archduke Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sofia were assassinated in Sarajevo, setting off a chain of events that would culminate in a world war by August. Five years later, on June 28, 1919, Germany and the Allies signed the Treaty of Versailles, formally ending the war and providing for the creation of the League of Nations.

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