world war 1

  • assassination of archduke ferdinand

    as royal entourage drove through the city serbian nationalist gavrilo prncip stepped from the crowd and shot the archduke and his wife.
  • germany declares war

    germany declars war on russia and france. great britain declares war on grmany and austria-hungary
  • albert einstein

    albert einstein proposes his general theory of relativity
  • alexander gram bell

    alexander gram bell makes first transcontinenal telephone call
  • the lusitania sinks

    german u boats sink the luuitania and 1,198 peopel die
  • woodrow wilson

    woodrow wilson is reelected president