World War I: Timeline

World War I was a pivotal period in world history. To go along with the suggested activities outlined in World War I: Suggested Activities, create a timeline using the following information below the video.





1914

June 28 – Archduke Ferdinand Francis was assassinated
July 28 – Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia
Aug 1 – Germany declared war on Russia
Aug 3 – Germany declared war on France
Aug 3 – Belgium was invaded by Germany
Aug 3 – Great Britain declared war on Germany
Sep 1 – Oct 3 – Austrians lost in the Battle of Lemburg
Oct 30 – Turkey joined the Central Powers

1915

Feb 18 – Germany attempted to blockade Great Britain
Apr 22 – Germans first used chloride poisonous gas
May 7 – German submarine sank the British ship Lusitania
May 23 – Italy declared war on Austria-Hungary


1916

Jan 9 – British troops withdraw from Gallipoli
Feb 21 – Dec 15 – The Allies stop Germans in the Battle of Verdun
April 29 – 10,000 British troops surrender to the Turks
June 4 – Russian began an offensive in eastern Galicia
July 1 – Nov 18 – The Allies progress in the Battles of the Somme
Sep 15 – British Army first used tanks

1917

Feb 1 – Germany first used submarine warfare
Apr 6 – The USA declared war on Germany
June 26 – First American troops land in France
July 31 – Aug 9 – Germans break Russia’s last offensive
July 31 – Nov 10 – Germans stop Allies in the Third Battle of Ypres
Nov 7 – Bolsheviks take over Russia
Nov 20 – Dec 3 – Allies made first tank attack in the Battle of Cambrai
Dec 9 – Jerusalem fell to the Allies
Dec 15 – Russia signs armistice with Germany

1918

Jan 8 – US President Wilson reveals “Fourteen Points” for peace
Mar 3 – Russian signs Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Mar 3 – Allied forces reduced
Mar 21 – Jun 15 – Germany and Austria-Hungary fight the last great offensive
Sep 26 – Allies begin their last attach on the western front
Sep 29 – Bulgaria sign an armistice
Oct 30 – The Ottoman Empires signs an armistice
Nov 3 – Austria-Hungary signs an armistice
Nov 11 – Germany signs an armistic
Nov 11 – Fighting finally ended



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