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The Bloody Massacre

January 22, 1905

Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated

June 28, 1914

Austro-Hungart declares war on Serbia

July 28, 1914

Russia and Austria Announces mobilization of their armies

July 31, 1914

Germany Declares war on Russia

August 1, 1914

Germany declare war on France & GB sends ultimatum to respect Belgium neutrality

August 3, 1914

Germany invades Belgium and in turn Britain declares war on Germany

August 4, 1914

Austro- Hungary declares war on Russia, Serbia declares on Germany

August 6, 1914

Battle of Tannenberg

August 26, 1914

First Battle of the Marne

September 5, 1914

The Christmas Truce

December 25, 1914

Germany takes first steps in unrestricted submarine warfare

February 4, 1915

Sinking of the Lusitanita

May 7, 1915

Arabic White Star Liner torpedoed by German U-Boats

August 19, 1915

Germany responds to U.S. warnings and ceases to sink ships without warning

August 30, 1915

British conscription law goes into effect

February 10, 1916

The Sussex is torpedoed and badly damaged

March 24, 1916

Wilson speech before Congress concerned attacks on the unarmed steamer Sussex

April 19, 1916

Battle of Jutland

May 31, 1916

Battle of the Somme Begins

July 1, 1916

Brusilov Offensive takes place

August 10, 1916

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson is reelected for 2nd term

November 7, 1916

Lloyd George becomes Britain’s new Prime Minister

December 7, 1916

Zimmermann Telegram intercepted by Great Britain

January 19, 1917

Russian Revolution deposes of Czar Nicholas

March 15, 1917

America enters World War I

April 6, 1917

Selective Service Act of 1917

May 18, 1917

East St. Louis Riot

July 3, 1917

Bolsheviks seize power in Russia Revolution

November 7 ,1917

German- Russian armistice is signed by new Russian government

December 3, 1917

Britain captures Jerusalem from the Turks

December 9, 1917

President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

January 8, 1918

The German Spring Offense

March 21, 1918

Russian Bolshevik Government protest against union of Bessarabia and Rumania

April 22, 1918

British troops land at Vladivostok

August 3, 1918

German Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates and flees Germany

November 9, 1918

Fighting stops in WWI

November 11, 1918

Treaty of Versailles is signed by the Allies

June 28, 1919

Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles for 2nd time

March 19, 1920

19th Amendment adopted

August 26, 1920

Adolf Hitler's reign begins

January 30, 1933