Timeline of World War 1

WW1

The assassination of Franz Ferdinand

06/28/1914

Franz Ferdinand was the prince of Hungary and an archduke of Austria- Este. When he was assassinated, his nation delared war on Serbia.

The start of WW1

06/28/1914

Britain delares war

08/04/1914

The battle of the frontiers

08/14/1914

Unofficial Christmas Truce

12/25/1914

On christmas eve they called a truce and sung christmas carols. Some even said that the germans were singing joyously with the enemy.

Dardenelles/ Gallipoli campaign begins

04/25/1915

The Zeppelin Air Raid on Britain

09/08/1915

The battle of Verdun

02/21/1916

The phrase, 'You Shall Not Pass', was most famously used by the French General Robert Nivelle during this battle.

Battle of Somme

07/01/1916

A battle between the German and the British. Around 58,000 lives were lost, which is 1/3 of the troops.

Recovery of France and Belgium

05/15/1918

End of WW1

11/11/1918

The treaty of Versailles is signed

06/28/1919