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Boxer uprising

1900

British-French Entente

1904

Russo-Japanese war

1904 - 1905

British-Russian Entente

1907

Young Turks overthrow Su;tan Abdul Hamid

1909

Chinese revolutionaries led by Sun Yat-Sen overthrow Qing dynasty

1911

Balkan Wars

1912 - 1913

Italy conquers Libya, Last Ottoman territory in Africa

1912

Assassanation of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparks WWI

1914

British defeat at Gallipoli

1915

Japan Presents 21 demands to China

1915

Battles of Verdun and the Somme

1916

Arab Revolt in Arabia

1916

Balfour Declaration

1917

Russian revolutions; United states enters war

1917

Armistice ends WWI

1918

Civil war in Russia

1918 - 1921

War between Turkey and Greece

1919 - 1922

May Fourth Movement in China

1919

Treaty of Versailles

1919

First commercial radio broadcast (United States)

1920

New economic policy in Russia

1921

Egypt nominally independent

1922

Mustafa Kemal proclaims Turkey a republic

1923

Guomindang forces occupy Shanghai and expel Communists

1927

Charles Lindbergh flies alone across the Atlantic

1927