History

Where was the shot heard around the world?


2 Answers

"The shot heard round the world" is a phrase referring to several historical incidents, particularly the opening of the American Revolutionary War in 1775 (Lexington & Concord, Massachusetts, USA) and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina).

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1567467110642) }}

LIVE
Points points 167
Rating 0

According to Wikipedia, "The shot heard round the world" refers to the opening shot of the Battle of Concord in 1775, which began the American Revolutionary War and led to the creation of the United States of America.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1577064019658) }}

LIVE
Points points 101
Rating 0
Sign-in to view all answers

Similar Questions

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE