World War 1 Events

  • Assassination Of Archduke Ferdinand

    Assassination Of Archduke Ferdinand
    Archduke Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was murdered June 1914 along with his wife by nationalist Gavrilo Princip.
  • Germany declares war on Russia

    Germany declares war on Russia
    Germany declared war on Russia.
  • Germany declares war on France

    Germany declares war on France
    Germany had been drawing up their plan for war, the Schlieffen plan, since 1897. It worked on the basis that they would be at war with Russia and France at the same time.
  • 1st Battle at Marne

    1st Battle at Marne
    The Battle of Marne was the First World War battle fought between 5 and 12 September 1914. It resulted in an Allied victory against the German Army.
  • 2nd Battle Of Ypres

    2nd Battle Of Ypres
    The Second Battle Ypres was fought April 22 to May 25, 1915 during World War I (1914-1918).
  • Sinking Of Lusitania

    Sinking Of Lusitania
    The sinking of the Lusitania enraged Americans and caused the United States entrance into World War I.
  • Battle of verdun

    Battle of verdun
    The Battle of Verdun was one of the major battles during the First World War on the Western Front. It was fought between the German and French armies, from 21 February – 18 December 1916.
  • Battle Of Somme

    Battle Of Somme
    The Battle of Somme is famous mainly due to the loss of 58,000 British troops.
  • U.S declares war on germany

    U.S declares war on germany
    The United States of America declared war on Germany in response to the sinking, by German U boats.
  • 3rd Battle of Ypres

    3rd Battle of Ypres
    On July 31, 1917, the Allies launch a renewed assault on German lines in the Flanders region of Belgium.
  • 2nd Battle of Marne

    2nd Battle of Marne
    The Second Battle of the Marne was the last major German Spring Offensive on the Western Front during the First World War.
  • Battle Of Meuse Argonne

    Battle Of Meuse Argonne
    The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was one of the final campaigns of World War I.The Meuse-Argonne Offensive began on September 26, 1918, and ended with the conclusion of the war on November 11, 1918.
  • Treaty Of Versailles

    Treaty Of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.