• 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

    ("October Revolution")
  • 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

  • Bamberg Conference

    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

  • Young Plan

    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

  • Nuremberg Laws

    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

  • Nazi-Italian Treaty

    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

  • Kristallnacht

    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
  • Roosevelt dies

    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

  • ONU is created