Today Marks 100 Years Since Start of WWI

By WTAJ News

Published 07/28 2014 05:16AM

Updated 07/28 2014 05:29AM

Today marks 100 years since the start of World War One.

It was on July 28th, 1914, that Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

The war would soon spread throughout Europe and across the globe.

The U.S. attempted a policy of neutrality but hostilities with Germany led the u-s to declare war against that nation nearly three years after the war started.

World War One would end a year later in 1918.

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