TechnoChitlins

…nuggets of information, idiocy, and music from Lower Alabama

Date: June 28, 2016

Troubled Waters

Edward Hopper – Queensborough-Bridge – 1913

Edward Hopper - Queensborough-Bridge - 1913

Edward Hopper – Queensborough-Bridge – 1913

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One world ends, another begins

Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand - 1914

Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand – 1914

On this day in 1914, a Serbian nationalist assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary, setting in motion a series of events that led to a century of warfare and helped create the world we live in today. The Middle East, Soviet Russia, the Cold War, the hegemony of the United States- all these came from this one act of violence. The world has never been the same.

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