World War 1 - Treaty of Versailles

Events

WW1

July 27, 1914

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

July 28, 1914

The decleration for war was sents a telegram

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdnand

july 28, 1914

Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to Austria-Hungary's throne, and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated while visiting Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Germany declares war on Russia

August 1, 1914

U.S remains Neutral

August 19, 1914

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson announces the U.S. will remain neutral.

First Battle of the Marne begins.

september 5, 1914

One of the first WW1 battles.

First Battle of the Marne ends.

november 10, 1914

Ended in French Victory.

U-Boat Campaign

feb 2, 1915

German submarine blockade of Great Britain begins. Contributed to their defeat in 1918 and enforced the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

The Battle of Verdun begins

Feb 21, 1916

The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War I.

The Battle of Jutland

may 31, 1916

The major naval battle of the war, begins.

Battle Of Somme

july 1, 1916

During the Battle of the Somme, tanks are first introduced into battle.

Germany sends the secret Zimmerman Telegram to Mexico

January 19, 1917

An effort to entice Mexico to join the war. The British intercept and decipher the coded message.

The United States declares war on Germany

april 6, 1917

The Bolsheviks successfully overthrow the Russian government.

November 7, 1917

14 points

Jan 8, 1918

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issues his Fourteen Points to peace.

Russia signs the Treaty of Brest Litovsk

march 3, 1918

A peace treaty between Russia and the Central Powers.

Germany signs the armistice at Compiegne, France - fighting ends

November 11, 1918

Fighting ends on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

The Paris Peace Conference

JAN 12, 1919

Allied victors after the end of WWI. It took place in Paris and involved more than 32 countries.

Germans demonstrate against the Treaty

MAY 4, 1919

The Germans were not happy with the conditions of The Treaty of Versailles so they decided to protest against it.

The Treaty of Versailles is presented to the German delegation

May 7, 1919

Treaty of Versailles signed

28 Jun 1919

By Allied Powers, By Other Countries including Belgium,Bolivia,Brazil,China, Ecuador,Panama,Peru and many more By countries part of the British Empire such as Australia and New Zealand.

First meeting of League of Nations

JAN 16, 1920

Germany was not invited until they had shown that it was a peaceful loving country.

The US

August 24, 1921 - August 25, 1921

The US, not having signed the treaty of Versailles, makes its own peace treaty with Germany and Austria.

Adolf Hitler rebuilt germany's armed forces

JAN 1, 1935

Recieved widespread approval for his actions when he rebuilt Germany's armed forces.

Jan 1, 1923, French and Belgians taking over the Ruhr

May 4, 1919, Germans demonstrate against the Treaty

Reperations paid

OCT 4, 2010

Germany ends WWI reperations after 92 years. A final payment of 59 million pounds made.

Jan 1, 1935, Adolf Hitler rebuilt germany's armed forces

Jan 1, 1923, French and Belgians taking over the Ruhr

May 4, 1919, Germans demonstrate against the Treaty