World War I begins in Europe.
Lead to WWI and his wife killed too. The U.S remains neutral. He was from Austria-Hungary
German submarine sinks a american ship Lusitania. Nearly 1,200 people die.
1 million estimated killed and wounded in Battle of Verdun
Avoiding war. Helps president Wilson win reelection.
Russian revolution begins.
The United States enters World War I.
Armistice ends war on November 11.
An influenza epidemic kills millions worldwide.