#OTD in 1914, Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated in Sarajevo. Within 30 days, World War I would begin. (via @marinamaral2)

#OTD in 1914, Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated in Sarajevo. Within 30 days, World War I would begin. (via @marinamaral2)

#OTD in 1914, Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated in Sarajevo. Within 30 days, World War I would begin. (via @marinamaral2)

Landscape painter John Constable was born #otd 1776. This atmospheric view of Stonehenge with a double rainbow overhead was painted in 1836 🌈🌈 (via @britishmuseum)

Today in History: French explorer Jacques Cartier enters the St. Lawrence River, 1534 #otd #tih (via @librarycongress)

Happy 88th birthday to Canadian wildlife painter Robert Bateman, born #otd in 1930. This is “Edge of the Woods – White-tailed Deer; 1976.” @batemancentre (via @ArtsyGirl62)

A.J. Casson was born #otd in 1898. He was a key member of the #GroupofSeven. He joined the group in 1926 at the invitation of Franklin Carmichael. (via @mcacgallery)

This is one of the most elaborate and detailed drawings by Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli – a representation of autumn carries an abundance of flowers and fruits. The artist died #otd in 1510 (via @britishmuseum)

Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka, known for her stylish Art Deco portraits, was born #otd in 1898. This is “Self-Portrait in a Green Bugatti.” (via @ArtsyGirl62)