Archduke of Austria-Hungary is assainated by a Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip
Austria-Hungary Declares war on Serbia
July 28, 1914 - July 29, 1914
After the archduke's assaination Austria Hungary delcared war upon Serbia, starting WWI
European Countries Join the War
August 1, 1914 - August 6, 1914
Germany, Russia, France, and the United Kingdom join the war.
The Battle of Tanenburg
August 26, 1914 - August 27, 1914
This is the first battle of WWI and drew the battle lines for the war.
The First Battle of the Marne Starts
September 5, 1914 - September 8 1914
Trench warfare starts and is set into place for the rest of the war
Germany calls Britain a war zone
February 4 1915 - June 28 1919
Germany blockades Britain with submarines and threatens to attack anyone that enters the area, including merchants ships.
The Sencond Battle of Ypres goes under way
April 22 1915 - April 23 1915
This was the second time a battle was in the area of Ypres, and was the first time the Germans implemented poison gas.
RMS Lusitania is sunk
May 7 1915 - May 8 1915
The British ship the RMS Lusitania is sunk by the German U-Boat U-20
Tsar Nicholas II takes control of Russia
September 5 1915 - March 15 1917
Tsar Nicholas gains control of Russia's army.
The Battle of Verdun occurs
February 21 1916 - December 19 1916
The was the longest and bloodiest battle ever fought in WWI, as trench warfare was used praticlly all throughout the battle.
The Battle of the Somme is fought
July 1 1916 - November 18 1916
The Battle of the Somme was fought in the trenches, yet this was the first time tanks were used in battle.
The Zimmerman telegraph is sent
January 19 1917 - January 20 1917
After Britain intercepted the telegraph from Germany to Mexico, which said if the Mexicans joined the war that they could gain the land they lost in the 1800's. This telegraph is what brought the U.S.A. into WWI.
America fights against Germany
April 6 1917 - June 28 1919
After recieving the Zimmerman telegraph, America joined in the fight against Germany.
Armistice of Russia
December 17 1917 - June 26 1919
After being taken over by the Bolshevics, Russia chooses to stop fighting with the Central Powers.
Woodrow's 14 Points
January 8 1918 - January 9 1918
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issues his 14 points to peace.
Baron Manfred von Richtofen is shot down
April 21 1918 - April 22 1918
Baron Manfred von Richtofen, AKA, the Red Baron, is shot down flying over the Battle of the Marne.
Kaiser Wilhelm flees Germany
November 9 1918 - November 10 1918
German Kaiser Wilhelm chooses to abdicate then flees from Germany.
Germany signs Armistice
November 11 1918 - November 12 1918
Germany signs an Armistice at Compiegne, France, effectivly stopping all fighting on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month.
Treaty of Versailles is signed
June 28 1919 - June 29 1919
The Treaty of Versailles is signed and establishes rules and sanctions over the Central Powers and can be blamed for the start of WWII.
Japanese Invasion and Control of China
September 18 1931 - September 2 1945
Japan invades the region of China known as Manchuria. They claim all control over the people, government, and trade in that region.
Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany
January 30 1933 - April 30 1945
Hitler is appointed, as the leader of the largest political party, chancellor, and later president, and retains this role until he dies in 1945.
Italy Invades Ethiopia
October 25 1935 - May 5 1936
Fascist Italy invades, conquers, and annexes Ethiopia.
The Axis Powers are created
November 1 1936 - September 2 1945
First started among Germany and Italy, it also let in Japan later on, and made an agreement stating that through whatever endevours occur among the countries, they would all help each other.
The Munich Agreement is signed
September 29 1938 - September 30 1938
The Munich Agreement signed between Germany, Britain, France, and Italy let Germany take over the potion of Czecklovakia known as Sudetenland.
Germany and the Soviet Union sign a non-agression pact
August 23 1939 - August 24 1939
Germany and the Soviet Union sign a pact not to attack each other.
Poland is invaded by Germany. Start of WWII
September 1 1939 - September 29 1939
Germany invades Poland, starting WWII.
Britain and France declare war on Germany
September 3 1939 - September 4 1939
Staying true to there agreement to protect Poland's borders, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany for invading Poland
Germany Invades Western Europe.
May 9 1940 - June 9 1940
Germany invades Luxemborg (May 10) Netherlands(May 14) Belgium (May 24) and North France(June 22)
The Battle of Britain happens
July 10 1940 - October 31 1940
Britain fights Germany primarily in the air and eventually defeats Germany.
Italy invades North Africa
September 13 1940 - February 13 1941
Italy starts with Egypt, attacking from Lybia, and then attacks the rest of North Africa with the help of the Afrika Korps.
Pearl Harbour is bombed
December 7 1941 - December 8 1941
The Japanese bomb the American naval base in Pearl Harbour. On December 8th, the Americans declared war on Japan.
The Axis Powers declare war on America
December 11 1941 - December 13 1941
Nazi Germany declare war on America after America chooses to declare war on Japan.
Germany attacks the Soviet Union
June 28 1942 - February 2 1943
Germany attacks Russia and fights all the way into Stalingrad, where the Nazis were forced to retreat.
Americans and British fight off Axis powers in North Africa.
October 23 1942 - May 13 1943
The Americans and British fight out the Axis Powers from North Africa in hopes of being able to attack from Italy into Germany
Allies take control of Sicily
June 10 1943 - August 15 1943
Allies land on Sicily and takes control of it so as to have direct access to Italy.
Benito Mussolini is overthrown
July 25 1943 - July 26 1943
The Fascist council removes Mussolini from office and places Pietro Badoglio in charge of the government and army.
September 8 1943 - September 9 1943
Under the control of Badoglio, Italy surrenders to the allied powers unconditionally, taking Italy out of the war.
Allied troops liberate Rome
June 4 1944 - June 5 1944
Through making there way up from Sicily to Rome, allied troops liberate Rome, Italy's capitol and within six weeks Allied troops can bomb German areas from Rome.
Allied troops storm Normandy
June 6 1944 - June 25 1944
In an effort to open a "second front" Allied forces attack Normandy France on the day know as D-Day, breaking through Germany's Atlantic Wall and opening a way into Germany through France.
Allied Troops reach Paris
August 20 1944 - August 25 1944
After making a rapid advance from Normandy, troops manage to finally reach the French capitol, and are then helped through the free-French people there.
Troops make it to the German border
September 12 1944 - September 30 1944
Going from the capitol to the border of Germany, troops finally reach German soil.
US troops land in the Phillipenes
October 20 1944 - October 21 1944
In hopes of putting themselves in prime position to attack Japan, the United States land troops in Japan controlled Phillipenes in hopes of liberating them and securing an area that America can attack from.
France, Belgium and Netherlands are liberated
December 10 1944 - December 21 1944
Allied troops going throughout the Atlantic coast help liberate Axis Powers controlled countries which are France, Belgium, and part of South-East Netherlands
Allied troops fight the Battle of the Bulge
December 16 1944 - January 1 1945
In a last chance effort to try and stop the Allied forces from attacking Germany, Hitler launches an offensive against Allied Powers in what was known as the Battle of the Bulge. By New Years, Germans were in full retreat back to Germany.
Soviet troops attack Berlin
April 16 1945 - May 9 1945
Having been closer, Soviet troops launch a final offensive on the German capitol in hopes of capturing Hitler and ending the war.
Hitler commits suicide
April 30 1945 - May 1 1945
Fearing Russian troops rath upon him, Hitler chooses to kill himself and his wife instead of being captured by Soviets.
Allied Troops conquer Okinawa
May 1 1945 - May 31 1945
In their last island on the path to the Japanese, U.S. troops land in Okinawa, the closest island possible to Japan.
Germans surrender to Allies
May 7 1945 - May 8 1945
After a string of attacks on German cities, Germany finally surrenders and gives up to the western Allies.
Germans surrender to Soviets
May 9 1945 - May 10 1945
After the attack upon its capitol and the countless other offensives, Germans, give up to the Soviets
U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima
August 6 1945 - August 7 1945
After months of trying to defeat Japan, America chooses to drop the most deadly weapon known to man on the army city of Hiroshima as an intimidation effort to get the Japanese to surrender.
The Soviet Union declares war on Japan and invades Machuria
August 8 1945 - August 9 1945
To honor the agreement made at the Yalta Conference, the Soviet Union declares war on Japan and gains control of the region known as Manchuria.
The U.S. launches another atomic bomb on Nagasaki
August 9 1945 - August 10 1945
After Japan did not surrender after the first bomb, the U.S. launched a second atomic bomb on Japan.
The Sun Also Rises
Robert Cohn goes to America
January 5 1925 - January 13 1925
Robert Cohn goes to New York to present his novel. This occurred sometime in winter, and based upon the text imformation puts him in early January.
Robert Cohn and Jake Barnes Discuss South America
March 14 1925 - March 15 1925
Robert Cohn and Jake Barnes sit down for lunch one day in early spring and Robert Cohn tells Jake he wishes to go to South America. Jake is quite hesitant and instead suggests going to Spain for a fishing trip.
Brett goes to San Sebastion
June 1 1925 - June 21 1925
Brett goes to San Sebastion for a few weeks, and here she has an affair with Robert Cohn.
The group leave for a fishing trip in Bayonne
June 25 1925 - June 29 1925
There Bill and Jake fished while Cohn, Brett, and Mike waited in Pamplona,
Brett, Jake, Mike, Cohn, and Bill party in Pamplona
June 30 1925 - July 9 1925
The group up to Pamplona to experience the Festival of San Fermin.
Cohn fights the group
July 7 1925 - July 8 1925
Cohn becomes very angry over the subject of Brett, and injures Jake, Mike, and Romero in his anger.
Jake goes to San Sebastion
July 9 1925 - July 12 1925
Jake chooses to stay in San Sebastion for six days, but is stopped as Brett needs him to come and get her.
Brett calls for Jake
July 12 1925 - July 13 1925
Brett asks for Jake to come and get her, thus ending both Jake's trip to San Sebastion and The Sun Also Rises book.
Four Perfect Pebbles
Hitler attempts the Beer Hall Putsch
November 9 1923 - November 10 1923
Hitler makes an attempt to overthrow the German government and is arrest in Munich, known as the Beer Hall Putsch.
Albert Blumenthal is born
October 11 1932 - October 12 1932
Albert was born to Ruth and Walter Blumenthal
A nationwide boycott is called on all Jews
April 1 1933 - April 2 1933
Hitler asks all German citizens to boycott Jewish owned bushiness.
Marion Blumenthal is born
December 20 1934 - December 21 1934
Marion is born to Walter and Ruth Blumenthal and is the sister of Albert.
The Nuremburg laws are passed
September 15 1935 - September 16 1935
Hitler passes a set of Anti-Semitic laws in Nuremburg that say that all Jews are not German citizens and that Jews may only marry other Jews.
The Blumenthals are placed on the American immigration quota list
September 13 1938 - September 14 1938
After many moths, the Blumenthal family is placed on a waiting list to receive immigration papers into America.
Herschel Grynszpan shoots Ernst vom Rath
November 7 1938 - November 8 1938
Herschel chooses to shoot a German secretary at the German embassy as vengeance for attacks on Jews.
vom Rath dies of his wounds
November 8 1938 - November 9 1938
Even with Hitler's support, Ernst vom Rath dies on the Nazi memorial day, November 9
November 9 1938 - November 10 1938
Thousands of Jews across Germany and Austria are robbed, attacked, killed, and/or taken in the middle of the night as revenge for killing Ernst vom Rath.
Walter is kept in Buchenwald
November 9 1938 - November 18 1938
After being taken on the day of Kristallnacht, Walter gives his immigration to the Gestapo and he is released.
The Blumenthals go to Holland to escape the Nazis
January 13 1939 - January 14 1939
The Blumenthals obtain their visas
January 27 1940 - January 28 1940
After many years of waiting, the Blumenthals are capable of leaving for America in early March.
German Luftwaffe bomb Rotterdam
May 14 1940 - May 15 1940
After the invasion of Holland four days earlier, the bombing of Rotterdam caused a quick surrender of Holland.
Jews are ordered to wear a yellow on the clothers
May 16 1942 - May 17 1942
Jews to show they are Jewish are ordered to wear a yellow star of David.
Westbork changes from a refugee camp to a concentration camp
July 1 1942 - July 2 1942
The Germans seize control from the Dutch of Westbork and trap the Jews inside.
Walter applies for the British exchange program
August 26 1943 - August 27 1943
To avoid Auschwitz. Walter applies through the Red Cross for a Jewish exchange program.
The Blumenthals are accepted into the exchange program
January 30 1944 - January 31 1944
The Blumenthals are allowed to leave for Cella, effective mid-February, from Westbork.
The Blumenthals arrive in Bergen-Belson
February 17 1944 - February 18 1944
The Blumenthals, through the exchange program, arrive in Bergen-Belson, a former POW camp, and await the leave for Palestine.
The Blumenthals are denied passage to Palestine
May 4 1944 - May 5 1944
The Blumenthals are not allowed to leave the camp as they were not chosen to leave.
The Blumenthals are transported "East"
April 9 1945 - April 10 1945
Bergen-Belson is liberated
April 15 1945 - April 16 1945
After the Blumenthal's leaving, the camp they had stayed at was liberated by the Allies.
The Blumenthals are liberated
April 23 1945 - April 24 1945
After two weeks of travelling, the Allies finally catch up and liberate the Blumenthals and other Jews.
Walter dies of typhus
June 7 1945 - June 8 1945
After being liberated by the Russians, Walter Blumenthal, Papa, dies of typhus, a common disease that ran rampant in the "Death Train"
The Blumenthals leave Holland for America
April 23 1948 - April 24 1948
After living as Dutch citizens for three years, on the exact date of their liberation, the Blumenthals arrive in America.