World War I Presentation. By Sarah Paulson. World War I Timeline. June 28, 1914- The Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sofie were assassinated by Serbians in Seravejo . September 14, 1914- German troops advance into France and are stopped at First Battle of the Marne.
By Sarah Paulson
June 28, 1914-
The Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sofie were assassinated by Serbians in Seravejo.
September 14, 1914-
German troops advance into France and are stopped at First Battle of the Marne.
August 1-3, 1914-
Germany declares war on Russia and France; WWI begins.
July 28, 1914-
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
August 29, 1914-
Russian army defeated by German general Paul von Hindenburg at The Battle of Tannenberg.
May 7, 1915-
Sinking of the Lusitania; a German submarine sinks the British ship called Lusitania.
Batttle for Verdun, France.
April 6, 1917-
The United States declares war on Germany.
Battle of the Somme.
May 31, 1916-
Naval Battle of Jutland in the North Sea.
March 3, 1918-
Russians sign the treaty of Brest Litovsk and drop out of the war.
March 16, 1917-
Russian Czar Nicholas II renounces throne; provisional government takes over Russia. (Communism)
March 21, 1918-
Germans begin Operation Michael, their last offensice in France.
June 28, 1919-
World leaders sign the Treaty of Versailles, which officially ends the war.
September 12-14, 1918-
The Americans capture Saint-Mihiel salient at the Battle of Saint-Mihiel.
The Allies put Germany on defensive during Second Battle of the Marne.
November 9, 1918-
Germany collapses in revolution; Kaiser Wilhelm II gives up his throne and escapes the country.