Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Hungry was killed, which ignited a world war on a scale that no one had ever seen before. There is some neat actually video footage from the era over at Telegraph.co.uk. The kids really liked this quick overview of the war:
Of course, we’ll get more in-depth coverage of World War 1 in the coming weeks, but for now, I wanted to post this video where LtVv111 can find it for his blog. Pop on over there and comment if you can, he loves getting comments. Also, check out P1nky’s blog, and Capt740’s blog if you have the time.