Christmas Truce: Before and After

Events

Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassinated

June 28, 1914

Main event that started WWI

World War I Starts

July 28, 1914

Pope Benedict XV Was Elected

September 3, 1914

The Battle of Ypres

October 19, 1914 - November 30, 1914

Pope Called for Ceasefire

December 7, 1914

Caroling and Singing

December 24, 1914

Christmas Truce

December 25, 1914 - Approx. December 27, 1914