Today In History
In 1778: Mary Ludwig Hays, called “Molly Pitcher,” carried water to American soldiers at the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth, N.J.
In 1914: Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sofia, were assassinated in Sarajevo by a Serb nationalist. The event triggered World War I.
In 1919: The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending World War I.