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  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated at Sarajevo
  • Declaring War

    Emperor Franz Joseph of Austris declared war on Serbia after the heir to the throne of the Austria-Hungarian Empire was assasinated
  • Germany declares War

    Germany declares war on Belgium and invades to the right to defeat France. The result of this invasion led to Britain declaring war on Germany.
  • Lusitania Sinks

    German U-ship sinks the Lusitanis resulting in 1,198 civilians,including 128 Americans dying.
  • Battle of Verdun

    The Battle of Verdun was fought from February 21 to December 19 making it the longest battle fought during the war which resulted in an estimated one million casualties.
  • Battle of Jutland

    The Battle of Jutaland was fought from May 31 to June 1.It was the only major naval battle fought and there was no clear winner.
  • America Declares War

    President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress for a declaration of war against Germany.
  • U.S Draft

    The U.S passes the Selective Service Act which empowered the Federal government to draft men to the armed forces.
  • The Red Baron

    Baron von Richthofen or "the Red Baron" is killed during an air-dog fight.
  • End of WWI

    Germany and the Allies sign a Armistice, ending the war.