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World War 1

Important
Times
By Terri

World War 1 Timeline


Archduke
Franz
Ferdinand
Killed

June
1914

The British ship The On the 11th hour of the


11th day of the 11th month
Lusitania was
torpedoed by
Germany surrenders and
Germans
the Allied Powers win.

July
1914

May
1915

Austria-Hungary Declares
War On Serbia and Serbia
Declares war on AustriaHungary (WW1 Starts)

April
1917

Novem
ber
1918

The U.S. makes a peace


agreement with Germany, But
Germans break the promise.
Then, the U.S. enters war.

Archduke Franz
Ferdinand
Archduke
Franz
Ferdinand
and
his
assassinated!
wife were assassinated June 28,
1914 on the way back from
Sarajevo Town Hall by a Serbian
man named Gavrilo Princip.

World War 1 Starts!


After Archduke Franz Ferdinand was
killed, the long tension in Europe
broke and Austria- Hungary
declared war on Serbia. Serbia then
declared war on Austria-Hungary
and their allies stepped in to help.

the Lusitania is sunk!


The British passenger ship called
The Lusitania was sunk on May 7,
1915 by German submarines. This
set off a few dominos that lead to
the U.S. entering the war.

The U.S. Enters The


The U.S. entered war because of a series of events
War!
that
followed the sinking of the Lusitania.
1. Germans sink the Lusitania.
2. Germany and the U.S. make a promise not to
bomb each other's passenger ships.
3. Germany renews the promise and sinks more
ships.
4. U.S. enters war on April 6, 1917.

World War 1 Ends!


On the 11th hour of the 11th day of
the 11th month in 1918, Germany,
the last of the Central Powers
surrendered and the Allied Powers
win.