Olivia Cyrus

  • Italy

  • Assassination

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot dead in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip,
  • Serbia

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia,
  • Austria- Hungary

    This was a constitutional union of the Empire of Austria and the Apostolic Kingdom of Hungary
  • Russia

    Germany delcared war with russia
  • Belgium

    Germany wrote an ultimatum to neutral Belgium asking permission to march through the country en route to Paris.
  • Great Britain

    The British declaration of war on Germany
  • Germany

    German invation in Belgium began
  • Declaration of Neutrality

    Woodrow Wilson made Congress and made public the U.S. policy of neutrality
  • France

    French Fifth Army attacked St. Quentin.
  • Ottoman Empire

  • The Lusitania

    the Lusiitania torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat, causing the deaths of 1,198 passengers and crew.
  • Bulgaria

    Prime Minister Vasil Radoslavov of Bulgaria issues a statement announcing his country’s entrance into the First World War on the side of the Central Powers.
  • Portugal

  • Romania

    The Germans attack again at Verdun
  • Sussesx Pledge Made

    This was a promise by the German Government to the United States in response to US demands relating to the conduct of the First World War.
  • Zimmermann Note

    The Zimmermann Telegram (or Zimmermann Note) was a 1917 diplomatic proposal from the German Empire for Mexico to join an alliance with Germany in the event of the United States entering World War I against Germany
  • Sussex Pledge Ended

    The Sussex pledge only put off the inevitable American entry into the war
  • 3 American ships were targeted

    3 american Ships were targeted by germans
  • Declaration of War

    Wison outlined a case for war on April 2 but had the formal declaration on April 6, 1917.
  • Greece

    Greece declares war on the Central Powers,