Timeline of World War One


The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

June 1914 - July 1914

The assassination occurred on June 28th in the year of 1914. Franz Ferdinand was known as the 'Archduke' of Austria, and he was assassinated by a nine-teen year old man while he was walking along a Sarajevo street. The assassin pictured the death of Franz Ferdinand as something that would stop the binding of his people to the Austria-Hungary Empire.

The Start of World War One

July 1914 - November 1918

World War One began on the 28th of June in the year of 1914.

The End of World War One

July 1914 - November 1918

World War One finished and stopped on the 11th day of the 11th month, November 1918.

Britain Declares War

August 1914 - September 1914

Britain declared their war against Germany, on the 4th of August 1914.

The Battle of The Frontiers

August 1914 - September 1914

The Battle of The Frontiers lasted from the 14th of August to the 24th of August, 1914.

The Unoffical Christmas Truce

December 1914 - January 1915

The Unofficial Christmas truce was on the 24th of December to the 25th of December.

The Zeppelin Air Raid on Britain

January 1915 - February 1915

The air raid was flung over Britain on the 19th of January 1915.

The Start and End of The Dardanelles/Gallipoli Campaign

April 1915 - January 1916

This campaign began on the 25th of April 1915 and lasted for about an year until the 9th of January 1916.

The Battle of Verdun

February 1916 - March 1916

The Battle of Verdun took place on the 21st of February in the year of 1916.

The Battle of The Somme

July 1916 - August 1916

The Battle of the Somme took place on the 1st of July 1916.

The Recovery of France and Germany by Allies

October 1918 - November 1918

France and Germany were recovered by the allies during mid-October of 1918.

The Treaty of Versailles Is Signed

June 1919 - July 1919

The treaty of Versailles was signed by the people of Germany on the 28th of June 1919.