"The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime", said Sir Edward Grey as he heard the news. And they bhaven't been relit yet.
On this day, 107 years ago, at 11am in Bad Ischl, Emperor Franz Joseph signed the proclamation 'An meine Völker!', declaring war on the Kingdom of Serbia and beginning the First World War. Later that day ships of the Imperial Navy sailed down the Danube and bombarded Belgrade.