Austria presents Serbia with an ultimatum. The Serbian response is conciliatory, but stops short of complete capitulation. Austria declares war on Serbia. Russia and Germany are poised to mobilize their own militaries.
Symphony No. 6 in B minor, “Pathétique”
Composed in 1893 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Public domain.
Performed by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Public domain recording. Source.
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