WWI & Russian Revolution Timeline

Events

Germany officially unified

January 18, 1871

France loses Alsace and Lorraine to Germany

may 10, 1882

Triple Alliance is formed

May 20, 1882

Triple Entente alliance formed

August 31, 1907

Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassinated

June 28, 1914

Austria declares war on Serbia

July 28, 1914

Ottoman-Germany alliance formed

August 2, 1914

Schlieffen Plan put into action

August 2, 1914

Japan declares war on Germany

August 15, 1914

Battle of Marne

September 5, 1914

Unrestricted submarine warfare commences

February 1, 1915

Battle of Gallipoli

February 19, 1915

Lusitania sinks

May 7, 1915

Battle of Verdun

February 21, 1916

Battle of Jutland

May 31, 1916

Battle of Somme

July 1, 1916

Zimmerman telegraph found

March 1, 1917

Tsar Nicholas II abdicates

March 15, 1917

battle of passchendaele

July 31, 1917

Bolsheivks emerge as a political group

November 6, 1917

October Revolution

November 7, 1917

Fourteen points approved

January 8, 1918

Russia signed Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

March 3, 1918

Kaiser Wihhelm II abdicates

November 9, 1918

Armistice Signed

November 11, 1918

Russia-Germany pact violates Versailles

June 28, 1919

Treaty of Versailles signed

June 28, 1919

Treaty of Saint-Germain

September 10, 1919

Germany stops reparation payments to France

October 3, 1919

Vladimir Lenin seizes power to Russia

January 21, 1924

Stalin takes over Russia

July 29, 1924

Trotsky flees Russia

January 11, 1928

Unites States declares war on Germany

December 11, 1941