Official outbreak of WW1
The decleration for war was sents a telegram
Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to Austria-Hungary's throne, and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated while visiting Sarajevo, Bosnia.
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson announces the U.S. will remain neutral.
One of the first WW1 battles. It resulted in an allied victory against Germany.
Ended in French Victory, which results in stalemate
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 was the longest battle of World War I and
The major naval battle of the war, begins.
The Battle of the Somme begins. During the Battle of the Somme, tanks are first introduced into battle.
An effort to entice Mexico to join the war. The British intercept and decipher the coded message.
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issues his Fourteen Points to peace.
A peace treaty between Russia and the Central Powers.
Fighting ends on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month (i.e. 11 a.m. on November 11).
By Allied Powers (Britan,France,Italy,Japan,America)By Other Countries including Belgium,Bolivia,Brazil,China, Ecuador,Panama,Peru and many moreBy countries part of the British Empire such as Australia and New Zealand