Emperor Meiji dies. His eldest son, Yoshihito, ascends to throne.
Francisco Madero introduces land reform and labour legislation
Mexico’s Ten Tragic Days begin with Huerta’s bombardment of the city, and ends with former President Francisco I. Madero, and his Vice President, José María Pino Suárez, asassinated outside of the Lecumberri Palace Prison
Francisco I. Madero becomes president
Pedro Lascuráin Paredes becomes president
Victoriano Huerta becomes president
Woodrow Wilson becomes president
Bloodiest year for the French Army with an average of 2,200 deaths per day
apan is allied with the U.S. and Great Britain.
Victoriano Huerta seizes power.
Victorious “Pancho” Villa forces, accompanied by revolutionary forces under Venustiano Carranza and Alvaro Obregon re-enter the city.
Francisco S. Carvajal becomes president
Eulalio Gutiérrez becomes president
Venustiano Carranza becomes president
Franz Ferdinand assasinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia
Austria-Hungary declares War on Serbia
The French socialist leader, Jean Jaurès who was for peace is murdered.
The German Reich declares war on Russia
General Mobilization Order in France
The German Reich declares war on France
Britain declares war on Germany
Great Britain declares war on Germany
British soldiers arrive in France
Austria-Hungary invades Russia.
France and United Kingdom are defeated at the Battle of Frontiers
British and French armies forced the Germans to abandon the Schlieffen Plan ( invasion of Paris in 6 weeks )
Roque González Garza becomes president
Francisco Lagos Cházaro becomes president
Germany begins naval blockade of Great Britain.
Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.
Russia has already suffered almost two million deaths in WWI
The Battle of Verdun begins.
Naval Battle of Jutland takes place between British and German fleets.
Czar Nicholas II abdicates
Kerensky is appointed by the Duma as prime minister of the provisional government
Bolsheviks overthrow the Kerensky government and install Lenin as leader of Russia
Venustiano Carranza becomes president
The Constitutional Congress approved a new constitution on 5 February 1917.
German submarine sinks a civil ship and kills 139 passengers
This causes the USA to enter WW1
USA enters WW1
USA declares war to Germany
French and British offensive near Yprès ( Flanders ) succeed
USA declares war to Austria-Hungary
Czar Nicholas II, his wife and their children are killed
Lenin orders the secret police to arrest and/or kill the anarchists
Lenin signs a truce with Germany and accepts territorial losses
Lenin nationalizes the factories
Civil war erupts between the Red Army of the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks
Bolshevik party to Russian Communist Party
Bombardment of Paris by the Pariser Kanonen
Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates his throne
Armstice signed ending WW1
Germany signs an armistice
Signature of the Armistice at La Clairière de l'Armistice ( The Glade of Armistice ) which marks the end of the World War One.
British and American forces enter Germany.
Policy of extermination of the Cossacks (Russia)
Japan fails to get Racial Equalit
League of Nations first meeting
U.S. is not represented
Fascist Party created by Mussolini
Treaty of Versailles
Germany signs the Treaty of Versailles
Weimar Democratic Constitution
President Wilson suffers a stroke
Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes
20 000 000 deceased
Industrial production has fallen to 10% of its 1913 level
Women at Oxford University are allowed to receive degrees
Ireland gains independence
Adolfo de la Huerta becomes president
Álvaro Obregón becomes president
Extreme nationalism takes hold in Japan
exican Revolution ends the Porfirio Diaz dictatorship and establishes constitutional government
Álvaro Obregón becomes president. Redistribution of lands to peasants begins in fulfillment of promises made during the revolution.
The russian civil war ends with Lenin's victory
Lenin enacts the “state capitalism”
Mussolini Rises to Power in Italy
Obregón designates José Vasconcelos as Education Minister
SEP is created
Warren G. Harding becomes president of USA
Harding signs resolution declaring peace with Austria and Germany
Soviet Union is created by uniting Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Transcaucasus (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbajan)
A drought depletes almost all water in Mexico City for three weeks
Hyperinflation in Germany begins
Great Kantō Earthquake - deadliest in Japan’s history
Pancho Villa is assasinated
President Harding dies
Succeeded by Calvin Coolidge.
Gustav Stresemann becomes Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany
The Munich Failed Putsch (coup d'etat)
Hitler is sent to Landsberg prison for his role in it.
Plutarco Elías Calles becomes president
The Dawes Plan helps Germany with reparations
Lenin dies and is succeeded by Joseph Stalin
Mein Kampf, Hitler’s book is published
Germany agrees to the border set out in the Treaty of Versailles
Death Claude Monet
Hitler meets with leading Nazis to reorganize the party
Germany joins the League of Nation
Emilio Portes Gil becomes president
Stalin enacts the first Five-Year Plan for rapid industrialization of the Soviet Union
The Kellogg-Briand Pact: not to use war as a method of solving disputes.
Stalin calls for the persecution of "kulaks" (rich farmers)
PNR is created (which will rule until the year 2000)
The Lateran Pacts were agreements that recognized the Holy See as an independent state
Herbert Hoover becomes president
Reduces Germany's punishment and gives her more time to pay
Gustav Stresemann (Former Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany) dies
Stock market crash precipitates the Great Depression
More than 20,000 people are sentenced to death in the Soviet Union
London Naval Treaty signed
Pascual Ortiz Rubio becomes president
Manchuria is invaded and occupied
One million people in Kazakhstan die of famine
apan renames Manchuria Manchukuo and installs a puppet regimes lead by Emperor Puyi (The Last Emperor.)
Japanese prime minister is assassinated by ultra-nationalists
Abelardo L. Rodríguez becomes president
Hitler appointed Chancellor by President Hindenburg.
Franklin Roosevelt becomes president
The Enabling Act gives Hitler complete authority
Boycott of Jewish shops and businesses in Germany
Secret police of Nazi Germany is created by Hermann Göring
Nazis and Catholic Church sign an agreement to leave each other alone
Lázaro Cárdenas del Río becomes president
Night of the Long Knives
Hitler removes enemies of the party
Death of President Hindenburg Hitler is the ruler of Germany
Restrict freedoms for Jews
Italy captures lands in East Africa
Sanctions were turned against Italy, causing it to seek an alliance with Germany instead
Italy allowed conquer Abyssinia if they support France against Germany
Berlin stages the Olympic Games
Used as a propaganda tool.
George V dies and is succeeded by Edward VIII
Formation of the Axis Powers
apan sign the Anti-Comintern Pact with Nazi Germany
Edward VIII abdicates in order to marry Wallace Simpson
Marco Polo Bridge Incident in China initiates invasion of mainland China
SS members riot and destroy synagogues and Jewish businesses
Hitler invades Czechoslovakia, and Italy conquers Albania
Germany invades Poland
Britain declares war on Germany in response to the invasion of Poland
U.S. declares its neutrality in European conflict
End of the global depression
Axis alliance among Rome, Berlin and Tokyo is formed
Manuel Ávila Camacho becomes president
Winston Churchill becomes prime minister
Invasions of the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and then France by the German army
Paris is occupied by Axis forces.
Pétain becomes the leader of France.
Japan attacks Hawaii, Guam, and the Philippines
U.S. declares war on Japan
Germany and Italy declare war on the United States
And the USA declares it back to them
Mexico joins WW2 against Germany and Japan
President Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin meet at the USSR
They discuss postwar occupation of Germany
President Truman, Churchill, and Stalin meet near Berlin
To demand Japan to withdraw
He is succeded by Truman
Britain celebrates the end of war
U.S. drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan
U.S. drops atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan
Japan agrees to surrender
Victory over Japan Day marks the end of World War Two