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On this day – 28 June

Posted on: Wed 28 Jun 2017

This day in history marked the day the catalyst for World War 1 occurred. Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia were assassinated in 1914 in Sarajevo. In 1840, a theory that tomatoes were thought to be poisonous was disproved and the Saxophone was patented by Antoine Joseph Sax in 1846. 

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Produced by Kvitka Becker

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