REMEMBERING THE DAY WHEN AUSTRIA-HUNGARY DECLARED WAR ON SERBIA

ADŽJuly 28, 20211min44

On the occasion of remembering the day when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia in 1914 a wreath was laid on the memorial plaque located on the building of the University of Niš and the victims of the Great War were honored. The wreath was laid by Niš City Council Member Predrag Stojanović together with the president of the Circle of Serbian Sisters Ljiljana Stojanović and the president of the Association for Nurturing the Liberation Wars from 1912 to 1920 Branislav Radovanović. The telegram about the declaration of war on Serbia arrived in Niš and was handed over to the  Prime Minister Nikola Pašić, whose office was located in the building of today’s University of Nis. In the period from July 1914 to October 1915 Niš was the seat of the Government and the National Assembly of Serbia.