Timeline of 20th Century Battles and Treaties

Main

Boxer Rebellion Ends

September 7, 1901 - September 8, 1901

Second Beor War

May 31, 1902 - June 1, 1902

Russo-Japanese War

February 8, 1904 - September 5, 1905

Ends in the Treaty of Portsmouth

World War I

July 28, 1914 - June 28, 1919

Russian Revolution

November 7, 1917 - June 23, 1923

Chinese Civil War

April 12, 1927 - October 10, 1949

Spanish Civil War

July 17, 1936 - April 1, 1939

World War II

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945

French-Indochina War

December 19, 1946 - May 7,1954

Korean War

June 25,1950 - June 27, 1953

French-Algerian War

November 1, 1954 - January 1, 1962

Vietnam War

March 2, 1965 - April 30, 1975

Soviet-Afghan War

December 1979 - February 1989

Falklands War

April 2, 1982 - June 14, 1982

Battles

Battle of Mons

August 23, 1914

Battle of Tannenberg

August 23, 1914 - August 31, 1914

1st Battle of Ypres

October 19, 1914 - November 22, 1914

2nd Battle of Ypres

April 22, 1915 - May 25, 1915

Battle of Loos

September 25, 1916 - October 14, 1916

US Enters War

April 6, 1917

Battle of Caporetto

October 24, 1917 - November 19, 1917

Battle of Belleau Wood

June 1, 1918 - June 28, 1918

Battle of Megiddo

September 19, 1918 - October 1, 1918

Long March Retreat

October 1934 - November 1934

Bombing of Guernica

April 26, 1937

Invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939

Battle of River Plate

December 13, 1939

Evacuation from Dunkirk

June 22, 1940

Battle of Britain

July 10, 1940 - October 31, 1940

Battle of Greece

April 6, 1941 - April 30, 1941

Invasion of the USSR

June 22, 1941

Siege of Leningrad

September 8, 1941 - January 27, 1944

Battle of Moscow

October 2, 1941 - January 7, 1942

Bombing of Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Battle of Wake Island

December 8, 1941 - December 23, 1941

Battle of Gazala

May 26, 1942 - June 21, 1942

Battle of Midway

June 4, 1942 - June 7, 1942

1st Battle of El Alamein

July 1, 1942 - July 27, 1942

Battle of Milne Bay

August 25, 1942 - September 7, 1942

2nd Battle of El Alamein

October 23, 1942 - November 4, 1942

Battle of Santa Cruz

October 25, 1942 - October 27, 1942

Operation Torch Begins

November 8, 1942

Italy Landing

September 3, 1943

Battle of Monte Cassino

February 17, 1944 - May 18, 1944

Normandy Landing

June 6, 1944

Battle of the Bulge

December 16, 1944 - January, 1945

Landing at Iwo Jima

February 19, 1945

Berlin Falls to Soviets

May 2, 1945

First Atomic Bomb Dropped

August 6, 1945

Violence Begins in Indochina

December 19, 1946

NK Troops Cross 38th

June 25, 1950

Landing at Inchon

September 15, 1950

Chinese Enter Korean War

November 1950

Seol Re-Liberated by UN

March 14, 1951

Dien Bien Phu Falls

May 7, 1954

NLF Attacks French Targets

November 1, 1954

Tonkin Gulf Incident

August 2, 1964

Operation Rolling Thunder Begins

March 2, 1965

Operation Starlight Begins

August 17, 1965

Beginning of the Tet Offensive

January 21, 1968

Battle of Hamburger Hill

May 10, 1969 - May 20, 1969

Easter Offensive Begins

March 30, 1972

Landing at San Carlos

May 21, 1982

Treaties

Treaty of Vereeniging

May 31, 1902

Treaty of Portsmouth

September 5, 1905

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

March 3, 1918

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

Munich Agreement

September 30, 1938

VE Day

May 7, 1945

Japan Surrendurs

September 2, 1945

Korean War Armistice

June 27, 1953

Paris Peace Accords

January 27, 1973