WWI Timeline

  • The Triple Entene is formed

    The Triple Entene is formed
    This name was given to the allience amoung Britain, France and Russia after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entene in 1907.
  • Austria- Hungary takes conrol of Bosnia

    Austria- Hungary takes conrol of Bosnia
    (The annexation crisis) Austria-Hungary announceed the annexation of Bosnia and Russia, the Ottoman Empire, Britian, Italy, Serbia, Germany and France took an intrest in the events such as the treaty of Berlin
  • Archduke France Ferdinand is assigned in Sarajevo

    Archduke France  Ferdinand is assigned in Sarajevo
    in 1914 Archduke of France, Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne,and his wife sophie duchess of Hohenburg, were shot and killed in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip
  • Germany Invaded Belgium 06/28/1914

    The German invasion plan for France called for an attack through Belgium, instead of through the heavily defended Franco-German border. Belgium was neutral and its neutrality was protected by treaty with Great Britain. The Germans attacked on August 3rd. The next day, Great Britain declared war on Germany.
  • Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia

    The Royal Serbian Government not having answered in a satisfactory manner the note of July 23, 1914, presented by the Austro-Hungarian Minister at Belgrade, the Imperial and Royal Government to inject themselves to see to the safeguarding of their rights and interests, and, with this object, to have recourse to force of arms.
  • the lustina

    Lusitania had the misfortune to be a victim to torpedo attack early in the First World War, before tactics for evading submarines were properly implemented or understood.
  • the battle of the somme

    The Battle of the Somme (French: Bataille de la Somme, German: Sommeschlacht), also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 14 November 1916 in the Somme department of France, on both banks of the river of the same name. The battle consisted of an offensive by the British and French armies against the German Army
  • The Zimmerman Note is Discovered

    The Zimmermann Telegram was a 1917 diplomatic proposal from the German Empire to Mexico to make war against the United States