World War One

  • Assassination of the Archduke in Siberia

    Assassination of the Archduke in Siberia
    Franz Ferdinand was the archduke and the time and his assasination was said to have started WWI. He and his wife were shot by Gavrilo Princip.
  • Austria Delclares War on Germany

    Austria Delclares War on Germany
    The Austrians blamed the Siberians for the assasination that happened exactly a month earlier, so the war began. They were the first country to declare war.
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    The Russian army stomed Prusia. The Germans used their railroad systems to Russia before they even realized what was going on. The Russians lost with thousands of men killed or imprisoned.
  • Sinking of Lusitania

    Sinking of Lusitania
    The boat was coming from New York to Liverpool. The German U-boats took part in sinking it. 1,198 people died, including 128 Americans. Many people think this has an impact on America joining the war, even though they did not for two more years after this.
  • Eveacuation of Gallipoli

    Eveacuation of Gallipoli
    Gallipoli was a really big disaster for the Allies. It was thought up by Winston Churchill for it to end the war early by creating another war front. But the plan did not go so well, and the Allies were defeated. At this time they were not leaving Gallipoli after facing a major loss.
  • First Aeroplane Raid

    First Aeroplane Raid
    The first German air raid in London took place on this day. They wanted to raid them because they figured by doing this the people in London would try and protect their homes instead of attacking the Germans.
  • Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

    Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
    Germany started using the unrestriced submarine warfare on this day. This is a big part of the war because it is one of the reasons why America joined the war.
  • The United States of America enters the war.

    The United States of America enters the war.
    America enters the war by declaring war on Germany. They tried to stay out of it, until the unrestricted warfare began, and Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war, and so they entered. They joined the war with the Allies.
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    This treaty was signed between Russia and Germany, under some harsh conditions. Russia had to surrender and pay money. This ended the war between the two.
  • The Armistice is Signed

    The Armistice is Signed
    On the 11th hour of the 11th day, the Armice is signed by Germany with the Allies and it is the offical end to World War One.