Ole Larson's Folks

Born in Sidney, Montana, on this date in 1914: my father, Lovell Larson. Pictured above in the earliest known photo of him, having fun with big brother Waldemar. Read More …

On the same day in the same year, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was assassinated in Sarajevo, Serbia, by a Serb separatist militant. This event is often cited as the spark that ignited the conflagration we now call World War One. Below is one of many artistic depictions of the assassination.



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