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An Austrian Archduke named Franz Ferdinand was the subject of an assasination plot by a group called the Black Hand, a Slavic independance group. A member of the organization, Nedelijko Cabrinovic, threw a gernade at his passing motorcade, but it failed to kill Franz. He Nedelijko then killed himself. However, Franz wanted to go to the hospital where the victims of the gernade blast where staying. However, the driver did not where he was going, and happened to pass a cafe where Gavrilo Princip, a member of the Black Hand, just happened to be having a cheese sandwich. Gavrilo took the oppurtunity to kill Franz, which he did.

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