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History Question of the day, Who is "Gavrilo Princip"? And what did he do?
29 May 2014 | US Navy Vet

Posted on 05/29/2014 11:56:48 AM PDT by US Navy Vet

BONUS QUESTION-Who/What was the "Black Hand"?


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KEYWORDS: gavriloprincip

1 posted on 05/29/2014 11:56:48 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

The guy blamed for starting WW1


2 posted on 05/29/2014 11:58:30 AM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: US Navy Vet

He ate a sandwich at exactly the wrong place.


3 posted on 05/29/2014 11:58:53 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: US Navy Vet

GAvrio Princip was a Serbian assassin , He killed ArchDuke Franz Ferdinand and this caused the first world war

The black hand was a secret group of Serbian assasins pledged to kill Ferdinand of the Austro-Hungarian Empire


4 posted on 05/29/2014 11:59:27 AM PDT by pastorbillrandles (The choice isn't heaven or Hell. its heaven or the world)
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To: US Navy Vet

The Black Hand was the secret Serbian Nationalist organization. Some historians say it was more a mythical concept than a real organization, and others, especially fiction writers, treat it like a cross between the Cosa Nostra and the Illuminati.


5 posted on 05/29/2014 11:59:40 AM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: US Navy Vet
The priest that married Romeo and Juliet and the guy that gave Romeo the poison

"A" for imagination ?

6 posted on 05/29/2014 11:59:56 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: US Navy Vet

He is a Bosnian Serb, who assassinated Archduke Ferdinand of the Austria-Hungarian Empire, thereby giving Europe an excuse to indulge in the “short war,” they were all expecting, which lead to the downfall of Europe, and the current situation we find the world in.


7 posted on 05/29/2014 12:00:24 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: US Navy Vet

I’ll take a shot at it.

My grandparents’ exit visa was signed by the guy he killed, Archduke Francis Ferdinand.


8 posted on 05/29/2014 12:02:14 PM PDT by null and void (Disarm Hollywood! No Guns for Box Office!)
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To: knarf

Sounds like some of the versions of Shakespeare my kids would act out, which included talking animals and space aliens.


9 posted on 05/29/2014 12:03:35 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Wasn’t he the towel boy at that bath house in San Francisco?


10 posted on 05/29/2014 12:03:41 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Tax-chick

It was another name for the Mafia in Godfather 2


11 posted on 05/29/2014 12:03:50 PM PDT by wordsofearnest (Proper aim of giving is to put the recipient in a state where he no longer needs it. C.S. Lewis)
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To: US Navy Vet

He allegedly killed Arch Duke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. However, they recovered from their wounds and were found later in 1924 living in the south of France. WW1 therefor was a mistake.


12 posted on 05/29/2014 12:05:08 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: wordsofearnest

I recall seeing an episode of “Poirot” that featured the Black Hand. Those are set in the interwar years, mostly the 1930s.


13 posted on 05/29/2014 12:07:24 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yup, guy who started WW1 - assassinated Archduke Ferdinand. Black Hand was the Serbian Anarchist group he belonged to.


14 posted on 05/29/2014 12:13:41 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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15 posted on 05/29/2014 12:13:53 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: lormand

He killed the Archduke Ferd and his wife. Thus setting the alliances into a start with Aus.Germany, Italy on one side and Brit, Russia, Serbia, France on the other side.


16 posted on 05/29/2014 12:13:56 PM PDT by phillyfanatic
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To: Tax-chick

Poirot is replaying in this market starting next week.


17 posted on 05/29/2014 12:23:28 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: US Navy Vet

The bonus question gave it away.


18 posted on 05/29/2014 12:23:49 PM PDT by dangus
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To: afraidfortherepublic

We watch it streaming on Netflix. The producers put so much effort into the settings and styles; it’s really impressive.


19 posted on 05/29/2014 12:25:26 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: Tax-chick

Because of my multiple complaints about my cable service, Time Warner gave me a DVR for free, and I have been enjoying recording PBS shows that I would never see otherwise. One of the programs that my husband and I really enjoy is “The Artful Detective”, also known as “Murdoch”. It is about a detective set in Toronto in 1890 and boasts beautiful sets and clever scripts too, as well as a handsome leading man. My grandchildren (who don’t have Time Warner) also watch it on Netflix. So, it appeals to all ages and sexes. I love a program where they speak good English and solve the crime using their wits.


20 posted on 05/29/2014 12:35:15 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

We’ve got “Murdoch” on Netflix, too, sometimes on streaming and sometimes DVD. Are you seeing the Canadian Broadcast Corp series, starring Yannick Bisson, or the American version (same plots, different cast)?

My oldest daughter (23) refers to the Canadian Murdoch was “my future ex-fiancé.” We love his brown eyes and perfect teeth.


21 posted on 05/29/2014 12:39:18 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: lormand

He’s the guy who killed the Archduke


22 posted on 05/29/2014 12:52:11 PM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Tax-chick

Yannick Bisson, of course. What kind of name is Yannick? I can’t figure out his nationality (other than Canadian.)

Your daughter has good taste. He seems like a nice man, as well as being drop dead gorgeous. I’ve watched clips of him at the show’s website.

Actually my husband looked a lot like Bisson when he was younger. The years have taken their toll, as they have with me, LOL.


23 posted on 05/29/2014 12:53:38 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: US Navy Vet

A philosopher with a gun.


24 posted on 05/29/2014 12:54:13 PM PDT by MrsEmmaPeel (a government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: SMARTY
He’s the guy who killed the Archduke

You mean it wasn't Bush's fault?

25 posted on 05/29/2014 12:54:20 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: US Navy Vet

One thing is certain: Jesse Watters will never ask that question on a future episode of O’Reilly.


26 posted on 05/29/2014 12:55:58 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

French. It probably started as a nickname for “Jean,” and took on a life of its own, like “Caitlin” and variants for Catherine. I’ve seen the name in the credits for other shows made in Canada or France, such as the goofy cartoon “Oscar’s Oasis,” made by French and Koreans, or “Caillou.”

Yes, my daughter has good taste. I haven’t seen much about the actor, but the character is just the sort we’d like our daughter to fall for!


27 posted on 05/29/2014 1:00:02 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: Night Hides Not

Ha! That’s a good one!


28 posted on 05/29/2014 1:01:02 PM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: US Navy Vet
Blackadder Goes Forth - 'How Did The War Start?'
29 posted on 05/29/2014 1:01:24 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: US Navy Vet

Father Guido Sarduchi’s brother?


30 posted on 05/29/2014 1:05:22 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Tax-chick
included talking animals and space aliens.

Ahh..

Congress.

31 posted on 05/29/2014 1:08:41 PM PDT by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

LOL! We love “1776!” too.

Anoreth would stage Shakepeare events using our Playmobil castle set. Richard III gives a speech, and then turns to his giant lions and says, “Attack!” Then the Goa’uld mothership appears overhead (Pat’s role) and the small alien fighters (who double as Yanks and Rebs, as needed) parachute in ...


32 posted on 05/29/2014 1:11:53 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: Tax-chick

And all I had was a couple of sons who could set a rock on fire...


33 posted on 05/29/2014 1:19:13 PM PDT by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

That’s quite an achievement. None of ours has done that since we got the propane grill. (And before that, it was too easy, unless the charcoal had been out in the rain a long time.)


34 posted on 05/29/2014 1:24:01 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: Tax-chick
Well, then there was the middle son who kept incubating an ovate rock because it was a dinosaur egg.

But it never hatched...

35 posted on 05/29/2014 1:28:22 PM PDT by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

That occurred here as well, although he just kept the “egg” under his pillow, didn’t get any other heat sources involved.


36 posted on 05/29/2014 1:29:19 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: US Navy Vet

IMO there is a strong argument to be made that he was the most influential person of the 20th century.


37 posted on 05/29/2014 1:31:05 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Tax-chick
But charcoal rocks ignite easier than rock rocks... ;-)

Of course having a rock rock with a high sulfurous content aids ignition...

38 posted on 05/29/2014 1:55:03 PM PDT by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: US Navy Vet
Franz Ferdinand Frontman Shot By Gavrilo Princip Bassist

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND—Lead singer and guitarist for pop band Franz Ferdinand, Alexander Kapranos, is in critical condition today after being shot by a man identified as the bassist for rock group Gavrilo Princip. "We ask fans to cooperate with Interpol to find the assailant, and call upon British Sea Power, Snow Patrol, and The Postal Service for help," drummer Paul Thompson told music magazine NME Monday. "The suspect had links to The Decemberists and The Libertines, and we are following up on all leads." It is unclear whether the shooting was linked to The Polyphonic Spree's invasion of Belgium earlier this week.

39 posted on 05/29/2014 2:02:20 PM PDT by x
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To: Tax-chick

Now that sounds cool!


40 posted on 05/29/2014 2:13:09 PM PDT by GreenLanternCorps (Hi! I'm the Dread Pirate Roberts! (TM) Ask about franchise opportunities in your area.)
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To: GreenLanternCorps

They tried to introduce real gerbils as extras, but they don’t listen to the director very well. They just scurried around and nibbled on the castle walls. Stuffed animals work better; they’re as clever as many actors, it appears.


41 posted on 05/29/2014 3:43:05 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: Tax-chick

I was out at the Trap range shooting one of my older guns, a Browning Auto 5 that was one of the last one’s made in 1914 before the Belgians had unwanted guests. A guy asked me about it so I gave him the spiel. He had an accent I didn’t recognize. Turns out he was from Serbia. His last comment was “Browning good gun, Gavrilo had one!”

That was weird.


42 posted on 05/29/2014 3:49:23 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tax-chick

I looked up the show on line and found out quite a bit about the actor (but no explanation for the unusual — to my ear — first name). Yannick was born in Canada, but raised in Florida which is why his speech is unaccented. He was a child actor and he has other credits to his name besides Murcoch. I caught him in another drama a few weeks ago (I’ve forgotten the series) where he played the villain. It was one of those stories where the actress is stalked by someone, and she doesn’t know who. It turns out to be the psychopathic murderer — Yannick Bisson — who had been wining and dining her. She escapes and he dies. It was unbelievable to me because of my weeks long relationship with Murdoch.

But the movie clip that I found the most revealing was one about the remodeling of his house. I am not fond of contemporary design, but he and his wife did a makeover of their house which is featured on line, and it is just gorgeous. I think it revealed a lot about their personalities. They look like people whom I would like to call friends, if I knew them. Unlike most celebrities.


43 posted on 05/29/2014 4:42:46 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Yes, that was weird. Indicative of something bad, like when you meet someone named Attila or Tamerlane.


44 posted on 05/29/2014 6:35:55 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

When I googled earlier, I found an interview with him and his wife about life with three teenaged daughters. They seem like very sensible people. He’s older than I thought, almost my age.


45 posted on 05/29/2014 6:36:48 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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To: Tax-chick

I like to imagine that he is exactly like Murdoch in real life. That’s silly, of course.


46 posted on 05/29/2014 7:59:29 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Doesn’t seem a total opposite, at least!


47 posted on 05/30/2014 2:28:46 AM PDT by Tax-chick (I had some wild friends ... we did some crazy things.)
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