World War I

World War I

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

28 June 1914

Austria Hungary Declares war on Serbia

July 28, 1914

Russia Begins mobilizing

July 29, 1914

Germany Declares War on Russia and France

August, 1914

First Battle at Marne

September 5, 1914 - September 10, 1914

Sinking of Lusitania

May 7, 1915

Verdun

02/1916 - 12/1916

Germans attack French

Somme Offensive

July 1, 1916 - November 19, 1916

British Attack French

Germans resume unrestricted submarine warfare

February 1, 1917

Bolsheviks Seize power in Russia

February, 1917

US declares war on Germany

April 6, 1917

Bolsheviks sign armistice with Germany

December 3, 1917

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

War Guilt Clause, reparations, Wilsonian peace without victory and 13 points

Other Stuff Happening at Same time

Panama Canal completed

1914

Armistice ends war

1918

Female Suffrage begins in England

1918

German Republic Established

1918

Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated

Worldwide Influenza outbreak

1918