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The following tables list the main events happened during World War I. Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nicholas II Aleksei Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Herbert Henry Asquith Douglas Haig John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Woodrow Wilson John Pershing Franz...

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1914

Dates Events
June 28 The Assassination in Sarajevo: Attempt at Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, who is killed along with his wife, Archduchess Sophie. Details
July 23 Austria-Hungary sends an ultimatum to Serbia. Serbia, counting on Russian support, rejects some points of the ultimatum and mobilizes. Details
July 28 Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia. Russia mobilizes. The Great War begins.
July 31 Germany enjoins Russia to stop mobilizing. Russia says mobilization is against Austria-Hungary only.
August 1 Germany declares war on Russia and mobilizes.
Italy declares her neutrality.
Germany and the Ottoman Empire sign a secret alliance treaty.
August 2 Germany invades Luxembourg. Details
August 3 Germany declares war on France and invades Belgium to outflank the French army.
Britain protests for the violation of Belgian neutrality, guaranteed by a treaty; German Chancellor replies that the latter is just a chiffon de papier (a scrap of paper).
August 4 The United Kingdom declares war on Germany.
August 5 Montenegro declares war on Austria-Hungary.
The Ottoman Empire closes the Dardanelles.
August 5August 16 The Germans siege and then capture the fortresses of Liège, Belgium. Details
August 6 Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia.
Serbia declares war on Germany.
August 7 The British Expeditionary Force arrives in France. Details
August 9 Montenegro declares war on Germany.
August 11 France declares war on Austria-Hungary.
August 12 The United Kingdom declares war on Austria-Hungary.
August 14August 24 Battle of the Frontiers. The Germans obtain a victory against the British Expeditionary Force and France's Fifth Army. Details
August 16August 19 The Serbs defeat the Austro-Hungarians at the Battle of Cer. Details
August 17 The Russian army enters East Prussia. Battle of Stalluponen. Details
August 20 The Germans attack the Russians in East Prussia. The attack is a failure in addition to being a violation of the Schlieffen Plan. Details
August 17September 2 Battle of Tannenberg: the Russian army undergoes a heavy defeat by the Germans. Details
August 20 The Germans occupy Brussels.
August 22 Austria-Hungary declares war on Belgium.
August 23 Japan declares war on Germany.
August 23August 25 Battle of Krasnik. The Austro-Hungarian First Army defeats the Russian Fourth Army Details
August 24September 7 The Germans siege and capture the Maubeuge Fortress. Details
August 25 Japan declares war on Austria-Hungary.
August 26 British and French forces invade Togoland, a German protectorate in West Africa. Details
August 26August 27 Battle of Le Cateau. Allied retreat. Details
August 26September 11 Battle of Lemberg. The Russians capture Lviv. Details
August 27November 7 Battle of Tsingtao: British and Japanese forces capture the German-controlled port of Tsingtao in China. Details
August 28 The Royal Navy wins the First Battle of Heligoland Bight, North Sea. Details
August 29August 30 Battle of Saint Quentin, aka Battle of Guise. Orderly Allied retreat. Details
August 30 New Zealand occupies German Samoa (later Western Samoa). Details
September 3September 11 Austro-Hungarian defeat at the Battle of Rava Russka. Details
September 5September 12 First Battle of the Marne. The German advance on Paris is halted, marking the failure of the Schlieffen Plan. Details
September 7September 14 First Battle of the Masurian Lakes: The Russian Army of the Neman withdraws from East Prussia with heavy casualties. Details
September 8September 17 Second Austro-Hungarian attempt at invading Serbia fails.
September 11September 21 Australian forces occupy German New Guinea. Details
September 13 South African troops begins invading German South-West Africa. Details
September 13September 28 The First Battle of the Aisne ends in a substantial draw. The Race to the Sea begins. Details
September 14 Erich von Falkenhayn replaces Helmuth von Moltke the Younger as German Chief of Staff. Details
September 17 The Siege of Przemyśl begins Details
September 28October 10 The Germans siege and capture Antwerp, Belgium. Details
September 29October 31 Battle of the Vistula, aka Battle of Warsaw. Details
October 16October 31 Battle of the Yser. French and Belgian forces secure the coastline of Belgium. Details
October 19November 22 The First Battle of Ypres ends the Race to the Sea. The Germans are prevented from reaching Calais and Dunkirk. Details
November 1 Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
Battle of Coronel. Von Spee's German cruiser squadron defeats a Royal Navy squadron under Christopher Cradock. Details
November 2 The United Kingdom begins the naval blockade of Germany. Details
November 3 Montenegro declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
November 3November 5 Von Lettow-Vorbeck's German colonial forces defeat the British at the Battle of Tanga, German East Africa. Details
November 5 France and the United Kingdom declare war on the Ottoman Empire.
November 6 The Austro-Hungarians enter Belgrade.
November 9 Battle of Cocos, northeast Indian Ocean. The Australian cruiser Sydney destroys the German cruiser Emden. Details
November 11December 6 Battle of Łódź (Lviv). Details
December 3December 15 Battle of Kolubara. The Serbs take Belgrade back. Details
December 8 Battle of the Falklands. Von Spee's German cruiser squadron is defeated by the Royal Navy. Details
December 16 The German fleet shells Scarborough and Hartlepool, England. Details
December 29January 2, 1915 The Russians win the Battle of Sarikamis, Caucasia. Details

Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 186 days remaining. ... A plaque commemorating the exact location of the Sarajevo Assassination On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were shot to death in Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, by Gavrilo Princip, a member of Young... A plaque commemorating the exact location of the Sarajevo Assassination On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were shot to death in Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, by Gavrilo Princip, a member of Young... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... 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August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Battle of Cer was one of the first battles of the First World War. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Battle of Stalluponen was the first German victory on the Eastern Front in World War I. Brought on by the aggressive tactics of General Hermann von Francois in defense of the German province of East Prussia, the battle was completely unexpected by both sides, along with its outcome. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Battle of Gumbinnen was fought on August 19 and August 20 of 1914 between Germany and Russia. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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The Siege of Maubeuge took place between August 24 and September 7, 1914 when the French garrison of the Maubeuge Fortress finally surrendered to the Germans at the start of World War I on the Western Front. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... Togoland was a German protectorate in West Africa. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... On the 25th of September, 1914, the British, French & Belgians retreated from the Battle of Mons & set up defensive positions in Le Cateau. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... This article is about the date September 11 in general. ... Combatants Imperial Russia Austria-Hungary Commanders Nikolai Ivanov Conrad von Hötzendorf Strength 1,200,000 1,000,000 Casualties 255,000 300,000 The Battle of Lemberg was a major battle between Russia and Austria-Hungary during the early stages of World War I in 1914 in which the... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... The Battle of Tsingtao was the attack on the German-controlled port of Tsingtao (now Qingdao) in China during World War I. It too took place between 27 August-7 November 1914 and was fought by Japan and the United Kingdom against Germany. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Combatants Britain German Empire Commanders David Beatty Reginald Tyrwhitt Leberecht Maass Strength 5 battlecruisers 8 light cruisers 33 destroyers 3 submarines 6 light cruisers 19 torpedo boats 12 minesweepers Casualties 35 killed 55 wounded 712 killed 149 wounded 336 captured 3 light cruisers 1 torpedo boat The First Battle of... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... The Battle of St. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... Chromograph map of Samoa - George Cram 1896 The history of Samoa began when immigrants from the Lau islands in eastern Fiji arrived in the Samoan islands approximately 3500 years ago and from there settled the rest of Polynesia. ... 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Selivanov Hermann Kusmanek Strength 300,000 PrzemyÅ›l Garrison (126,000) Casualties (40,000 casualties were sustained in the first few days of the siege) at least 16,000 dead, the remaining 110,000 surrendered The Siege of PrzemyÅ›l was... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... The Siege of Antwerp was an engagement of the Germans and the Belgians during World War I. The German army invaded Belgium on the morning of August 4, 1914, two days after the decision of the Belgian government not to allow German troops unhindered passage to France. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... 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1915

Dates Events
January 2 The Russian offensive in the Carpathians begins. It will continue until April 12.
January 19 First Zeppelin raid on Great Britain. Details
January 24 Battle of Dogger Bank between squadrons of the British Grand Fleet and the German Hochseeflotte. Details
January 28February 3 The Ottomans fail to capture the Suez Canal. Details
February 4 Germany begins submarine warfare against merchant vessels. Details
February 7February 22 Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes. The Russian X Army is defeated. Details
February 19 British and French naval attack on the Dardanelles. The Gallipoli Campaign begins. Details
March 10March 13 Battle of Neuve Chapelle. After an initial success, a British offensive is halted. Details
March 22 The Siege of Przemyśl ends. The Russians capture the fortress. Details
April 22May 25 At the Second Battle of Ypres, the Germans use chemical weapons (gas) for the first time. Details
April 25 Allied forces land on Gallipoli. Details
London Pact between the Entente and Italy. Details
April 28 First Battle of Krithia. The Allied advance is repelled. Details
May 1May 3 Battle of Gorlice-Tarnów: the German troops under General Mackensen break through the Russian lines in Galicia. Details
May 6May 8 Second Battle of Krithia. The Allied attempts at advancing are thwarted again. Details
May 7 The British liner Lusitania is sunk by a German U-boat. Details
May 10 The Hungarians rout the Russians at Jaroslaw. Lviv is again in Austrian hands.
May 12 Windhoek, capital of German South-West Africa, is occupied by South African troops. Details
May 23 Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.
June 4 Third Battle of Krithia. Yet another Allied failure. Details
The Russians leave Przemyśl. Details
June 22 Mackensen breaks again through the Russian lines in the Lviv area. Details
June 23July 7 First Battle of the Isonzo. Details
June 27 The Austro-Hungarians re-enter Lviv. Details
June 28July 5 The British win the Battle of Gully Ravine. Details
July 9 The German forces in South-West Africa surrender. Details
July 18August 3 Second Battle of the Isonzo. Details
August 5 The Germans occupy Warsaw. Details
August 6August 29 Battle of Sari Bair, aka the August Offensive. Last and unsuccessful attempt by the British to seize the Gallipoli peninsula. Details
September 1 Germany suspends unrestricted submarine warfare. Details
September 8 Nicholas II removes Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolayevich as Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Army, personally taking that position. Details
September 19 The Germans occupy Vilnius. The Gorlice-Tarnów Offensive ends. Details
September 25September 28 Battle of Loos. A British major offensive fails. Details
October 6 Serbia is invaded by Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria. Details
October 14 Bulgaria declares war on Serbia
October 15 The United Kingdom declares war on Bulgaria.
October 16 France declares war on Bulgaria.
October 18November 4 Third Battle of the Isonzo Details
October 19 Italy and Russia declare war on Bulgaria.
October 27 A French army lands in Salonika and, with the help of British and Italian troops, sets up a Balkan Front.
November 10December 2 Fourth Battle of the Isonzo Details
November 22November 25 Battle of Ctesiphon, in present-day Iraq. Details
November 27 The Serbian army collapses. It will retreat to the Adriatic Sea and be evacuated by the Italian and French Navies. Details
December 7 The siege of Kut, Mesopotamia, by the Ottomans begins. Details
December 19 Douglas Haig replaces John French as commander of the British Expeditionary Force. Details

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Combatants Russia Germany, Austria-Hungary Commanders Ratko Dimitriev August von Mackensen Strength III Army XI Army (Germany) IV Army (Austria-Hungary) Casualties 240,000 90,000 To allay Russian pressure on the Austro-Hungarians on the Eastern Front, and to inflict Russia a decisive blow, the German Chief of Staff... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Combatants Russia Germany, Austria-Hungary Commanders Ratko Dimitriev August von Mackensen Strength III Army XI Army (Germany) IV Army (Austria-Hungary) Casualties 240,000 90,000 To allay Russian pressure on the Austro-Hungarians on the Eastern Front, and to inflict Russia a decisive blow, the German Chief of Staff... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... The First Battle of the Isonzo was fought from June 23 through July 7 of 1915 between Italy and Austria. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Combatants Russia Germany, Austria-Hungary Commanders Ratko Dimitriev August von Mackensen Strength III Army XI Army (Germany) IV Army (Austria-Hungary) Casualties 240,000 90,000 To allay Russian pressure on the Austro-Hungarians on the Eastern Front, and to inflict Russia a decisive blow, the German Chief of Staff... June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 186 days remaining. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Battle of Gully Ravine Conflict First World War Date 28 June - 5 July 1915 Place Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey Result Allied victory The Battle of Gully Ravine was a World War I battle fought at Cape Helles on the Gallipoli peninsula. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... This article describes the conquest and occupation of German held South-West Africa, now called Namibia, by forces from the Union of South Africa acting on behalf of the British Imperial Government at the start of World War I. The outbreak of hostilities in Europe in August 1914 had long... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Combatants Italy Austria-Hungary Commanders Luigi Cadorna Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Aosta Conrad von Hötzendorf Svetozar Boroević Strength 260 battalions 840 guns 105 battalions 420 guns (25 other battalions arrived later) Casualties 42,000 46,000 The Second Battle of the Isonzo was fought between Italians and Austro-Hungarians... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Combatants Russia Germany, Austria-Hungary Commanders Ratko Dimitriev August von Mackensen Strength III Army XI Army (Germany) IV Army (Austria-Hungary) Casualties 240,000 90,000 To allay Russian pressure on the Austro-Hungarians on the Eastern Front, and to inflict Russia a decisive blow, the German Chief of Staff... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Battle of Sari Bair Conflict First World War Date 6–29 August 1915 Place Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey Result Turkish victory The Battle of Sari Bair, also known as the August Offensive, was the last attempt made by the British to seize control of the Gallipoli peninsula from Turkey during... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The First Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918) was a naval campaign of World War I, largely fought in the seas around the British Isles and in the Atlantic Ocean. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich Grand Duke Nikolai (Nicholas) Nikolayevich Romanov (Russian: Николай Николаевич Романов (младший - the younger)) (6 November 1856 - 5 January 1929) was a Russian general in World War I. A grandson of Nicholas I of Russia, he was commander in chief of the Russian armies on the main... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Combatants Russia Germany, Austria-Hungary Commanders Ratko Dimitriev August von Mackensen Strength III Army XI Army (Germany) IV Army (Austria-Hungary) Casualties 240,000 90,000 To allay Russian pressure on the Austro-Hungarians on the Eastern Front, and to inflict Russia a decisive blow, the German Chief of Staff... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Battle of Loos was one of the major British offensives mounted on the Western Front in 1915 during World War I. The battle was the British component of the combined Anglo-French offensive known as the Second Battle of Artois. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... Combatants Central Powers, Bulgaria Serbia, Triple Entente The Serbian Campaign was fought from August 1914 until then end of the war in 1918 with a nearly two year break in the middle as Serbia was conquered. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years). ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... The Third Battle of the Isonzo was fought from October 18 through November 3 of 1915 between Italy and Austria. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants British Empire, British India Ottoman Empire Commanders General Townshend Baron von der Goltz Strength 11,000 troops, two warships around 30,000 Casualties 4,500 9,600 British Expeditionary Force D, mostly made up of Indians and under the command of Gen. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants Central Powers, Bulgaria Serbia, Triple Entente The Serbian Campaign was fought from August 1914 until then end of the war in 1918 with a nearly two year break in the middle as Serbia was conquered. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Britain, British India Ottoman Empire Commanders General Townshend Baron von der Goltz†, Khalil Pasha Strength 30,000 50,000 Casualties 23,000 10,000 The Siege of Kut-al-Amara (December 7, 1915 – April 29, 1916) was part of the Mesopotamian Campaign in World War I. The British Mesopotamian... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (June 19, 1861 - January 28, 1928) was a British soldier and senior commander during World War I. He had independent wealth: his family manufactured Haig & Haig whisky. ...

1916

Dates Events
January 8January 16 Austro-Hungarian offensive against Montenegro, which capitulates.
January 9 The Gallipoli Campaign ends in an Allied defeat and an Ottoman victory. Details
January 11 Corfu occupied by the Allies. Details
January 24 Reinhard Scheer is appointed commander of Germany's Hochseeflotte. Details
January 27 Conscription introduced in the United Kingdom by the Military Service Act. Details
February 13February 16 Battle of Erzurum. Details
February 21 The Battle of Verdun begins. Details
February 28 German Kamerun (Cameroon) surrenders. Details
March 1 Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare. Details
March 1March 15 Fifth Battle of the Isonzo. Details
March 8 Battle of Dujaila: a British attempt to relieve Kut fails. Details
March 18–April Lake Naroch offensive. Details
April 23 Easter Rising by Irish rebels against the United Kingdom. Details
April 29 The British forces under siege at Kut surrender to the Ottomans. Details
May 10 Germany suspends unrestricted submarine warfare. Details
May 15June 10 Austro-Hungarian Strafexpedition in Trentino. Details
May 31June 1 Battle of Jutland between Britain's Grand Fleet and Germany's Hochseeflotte. Details
June 4 The Brusilov Offensive begins. Details
June 5 The Arab Revolt in Hejaz begins. Details
The HMS Hampshire is sunk off the Orkneys; Lord Kitchener dies. Details
June 10 Italy: Paolo Boselli succeeds Antonio Salandra as Prime Minister. Details
July 1 The Battle of the Somme begins. Details
July 2 Battle of Erzincan. Details
July 14 Battle of Bazentin Ridge (second phase of the Battle of the Somme) Details
July 23August 7 Battle of Pozières (middle phases of the Battle of the Somme) Details
August 3August 5 Battle of Romani. Ottoman attack on the British in the Sinai peninsula fails. Details
August 3August 17 Sixth Battle of the Isonzo. The Italians capture Gorizia (August 9). Details
August 18September 5 Battle of Guillemont (intermediate phase of the Battle of the Somme) Details
August 27 Italy declares war on Germany.
Romania enters the war on the Entente's side. Her army is defeated in a few weeks.
August 29 Paul von Hindenburg replaces Erich von Falkenhayn as German Chief of Staff. Details
September 6 The Central Powers create a unified command.
September 9 Battle of Ginchy (intermediate phase of the Battle of the Somme) Details
September 10November 19 Allied offensive on the Salonika Front.
September 14September 17 Seventh Battle of the Isonzo Details
September 15 Battle of Flers-Courcelette (last offensive of the Battle of the Somme). The British use armored tanks for the first time in history. Details
September 20 The Brusilov Offensive ends with a substantial Russian success. Details
September 25 Battle of Morval (part of the Battle of the Somme) Details
September 26September 28 Battle of Thiepval Ridge (part of the Battle of the Somme) Details
October 1November 5 Battle of Le Transloy (part of the Battle of the Somme) Details
October 9October 12 Eighth Battle of the Isonzo. Details
October 24 The French recapture Fort Douaumont near Verdun. Details
November 1November 4 Ninth Battle of the Isonzo. Details
November 13November 15 Battle of the Ancre (final phase of the Battle of the Somme) Details
November 18 The Battle of the Somme ends with enormous casualties and no winner. Details
November 21 Francis Joseph I, Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, dies and is succeeded by Charles I. Details
November 25 David Beatty replaces John Jellicoe as commander of the Grand Fleet. Jellicoe becomes First Lord of the Sea. Details
December 5December 7 United Kingdom: Prime Minister Henry Asquith resigns and is succeeded by David Lloyd George. Details
December 6 The Germans occupy Bucharest. The capital of Romania moved to Iaşi. Details
December 13 Robert Nivelle replaces Joseph Joffre as Commander-in-Chief of the French Army. Details
December 23 Battle of Magdhaba in the Sinai peninsula. Details
December 27 Togoland is divided in British and French administrative zones. Details
December 29 Grigori Rasputin, Russia's éminence grise, is assassinated. Details

Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants British Empire Australia India Newfoundland New Zealand United Kingdom France Ottoman Empire German Empire Commanders Sir Ian Hamilton Otto von Sanders Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Strength 5 divisions (initial) 14 divisions (final) [] 6 divisions [] Casualties 150,000 [] 250,000 [] The Battle of Gallipoli took place at Gallipoli from April... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Greek island Kerkyra known in English as Corfu. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Reinhard Scheer Reinhard Scheer (September 30, 1863 – November 26, 1928) was a Vice-admiral in the German navy. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Military service is service in an army or other military organisation, whether as a chosen job or as the result of an involuntary draft (in that case usually termed conscription). ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants Russia Ottoman Empire Commanders Nikolai Yudenich Karim Pasha Strength Russian Caucasus Army Turkish Third Army Casualties ? 25,000 dead or wounded, 9,000 prisoners The Erzurum Campaign was a modest Russian victory over the Turks along the Caucasus Front during World War I. the Erzurum campaign is often known... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants France German Empire Commanders Philippe Pétain Robert Nivelle Erich von Falkenhayn Strength About 30,000 on 21 February 1916 About 150,000 on 21 February 1916 Casualties 378,000; of whom 120,000 died 337,000; of whom 100,000 died The Battle of Verdun was one of... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Early history The earliest inhabitants of Cameroon were probably the Baka (Pygmies). ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... The First Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918) was a naval campaign of World War I, largely fought in the seas around the British Isles and in the Atlantic Ocean. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in leap years). ... The Battle of Dujaila was fought on March 8, 1916, between British and Ottoman forces. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Combatants Russian Empire German Empire Commanders Alexei Kuropatkin Alexei Evert Hermann von Eichhorn Strength Parts of two army groups (350,000 men + 1,000 guns) Tenth Army (75,000 men + 400 guns) Casualties 120,000 20,000 The Lake Naroch Offensive (Russian: Нарочь; Belarusian: Нарач (Narač) was an inconclusive battle mainly fought... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Combatants Irish Volunteers, Irish Citizen Army, Irish Republican Brotherhood British Army Royal Irish Constabulary Commanders Pádraig Pearse, James Connolly General Sir John Maxwell Strength 1250 in Dublin, c. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Combatants Britain, British India Ottoman Empire Commanders General Townshend Baron von der Goltz†, Khalil Pasha Strength 30,000 50,000 Casualties 23,000 10,000 The Siege of Kut-al-Amara (December 7, 1915 – April 29, 1916) was part of the Mesopotamian Campaign in World War I. The British Mesopotamian... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... The First Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918) was a naval campaign of World War I, largely fought in the seas around the British Isles and in the Atlantic Ocean. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Combatants Italy Austria-Hungary Commanders Luigi Cadorna Conrad von Hötzendorf Strength 172 battalions + 800 guns 300 battalions + 2,000 guns Casualties 150,000 (of whom 50,000 prisoners) 200,000 (estimates vary) The Battle of Asiago or Battle of the Plateaux (in Italian: Battaglia degli Altipiani), nicknamed Strafexpedition (Punitive... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Combatants Royal Navy (Grand Fleet) Kaiserliche Marine (High Seas Fleet) Commanders Sir John Jellicoe, Sir David Beatty Reinhard Scheer, Franz von Hipper Strength 28 battleships, 9 battlecruisers, 8 heavy cruisers, 26 light cruisers, 78 destroyers 16 battleships, 5 battlecruisers, 6 pre-dreadnoughts, 11 light cruisers, 61 torpedo-boats Casualties 6... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... Combatants Russian Empire Austria-Hungary German Empire Commanders Aleksei Brusilov Conrad von Hötzendorf Alexander von Linsingen Strength 40+ infantry divisions (573,000 men) 15 cavalry divisions (60,000 men) 39 infantry divisions (437,000 men) 10 Cavalry divisions (30,000 men) Casualties 500,000+ men killed or wounded 975... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Combatants Hashemite Arabs Great Britain Ottoman Empire Commanders Faisal T.E. Lawrence Ahmed Djemal Strength 5,000 (?) 25,000 (?) This article is about the Arab Revolt of 1916. ... HMS Hampshire was a Devonshire-class armoured cruiser of the Royal Navy. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Paolo Boselli (Savona, June 8, 1838 - Rome, March 10, 1932) was an Italian politician who served as Prime Minister of Italy during World War I. Boselli, a relatively undistinguished politician of the right-center who, at 78, was one of the oldest deputies in the Italian parliament, was appointed Prime... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Combatants United Kingdom Canada Australia New Zealand South Africa Newfoundland India France German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Henry Rawlinson Ferdinand Foch Fritz von Below Strength 13 British divisions 6 French divisions 6 divisions Casualties British: 57,470 French: 7,000 10,000 - 12,000 The first day on the Somme... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Combatants Russia Ottoman Empire Commanders Nikolai Yudenich Vehip Pasha Strength Russian Caucasus Army Turkish Third Army Casualties ? 34,000 The Battle of Erzincan was a Russian victory over the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Combatants United Kingdom South Africa German Empire Commanders Henry Rawlinson Fritz von Below Strength 5 divisions 2 divisions Casualties 9,000 dead, wounded, or missing 1,400 captured The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, launched by the British Fourth Army at dawn on 14 July 1916, marked the start of the... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... The Battle of Pozières was a two week struggle for the French village of Pozières, and the ridge on which it stands, during the middle stages of the 1916 Battle of the Somme. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Battle of Romani Conflict First World War Date 3– 5 August 1916 Place Sinai peninsula, Egypt Result Allied victory The Battle of Romani took place near the Egyptian town of Romani which lies 23 miles east of the Suez Canal near the Mediterranean shore of the Sinai peninsula. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Sixth Battle of the Isonzo also known as the Battle of Gorizia was a decisive Italian victory along the Isonzo River during World War I. Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf had reduced the Austro-Hungarian forces along the Isonzo front to reinforce his Trentino Offensive. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... The Battle of Guillemont was a British assault on the German-held village of Guillemont during the 1916 Battle of the Somme. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, known universally as Paul von Hindenburg (2 October 1847 – 2 August 1934) was a German Field Marshal and statesman. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... The Battle of Ginchy took place on 9 September 1916 during the Battle of the Somme when the British 16th (Irish) Division captured the German-held village of Ginchy. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, which began on 15 September 1916 and lasted for one week, was the third and last of the large-scale offensives mounted by the British Army during the Battle of the Somme. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Combatants Russian Empire Austria-Hungary German Empire Commanders Aleksei Brusilov Conrad von Hötzendorf Alexander von Linsingen Strength 40+ infantry divisions (573,000 men) 15 cavalry divisions (60,000 men) 39 infantry divisions (437,000 men) 10 Cavalry divisions (30,000 men) Casualties 500,000+ men killed or wounded 975... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Battle of Morval, which began on 25 September 1916, was an attack by the British Fourth Army on the German-held villages of Morval, Gueudecourt and Lesboeufs during the Battle of the Somme. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Battle of Thiepval Ridge was the first large offensive mounted by the British Reserve Army of Lieutenant General Hubert Gough during the Battle of the Somme. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... The Battle of Le Transloy was the final offensive mounted by the British Fourth Army during the 1916 Battle of the Somme. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Douaumont is a village and a commune in the Meuse département in France, near Verdun. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... The Battle of the Ancre was the final act of the 1916 Battle of the Somme. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants British Empire Australia Canada New Zealand Newfoundland South Africa United Kingdom France German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Joseph Joffre Max von Gallwitz Fritz von Below Strength 13 British & 11 French divisions (initial) 51 British and 48 French divisions (final) 10. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Franz Joseph I Franz Joseph (in English also Francis Joseph) (August 18, 1830 - November 21, 1916) of the Habsburg Dynasty was Emperor of Austria and King of Bohemia from 1848 until 1916 and King of Hungary from 1867 until 1916. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Admiral of the Fleet Lord Jellicoe Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe (December 5, 1859- November 20, 1935) was a British Royal Navy admiral. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Honourable Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, KG, PC (12 September 1852–15 February 1928) served as the Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... County IaÅŸi County Status Municipality Mayor Gheorghe Nichita, Social Democratic Party, since 2003 Area 93. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Georges Nivelle (October 15, 1857 - March 22, 1924) was a French military commander during World War I. Born in Tulle, France, to a French father and English mother, Nivelle graduated from the École Polytechnique in 1878 and served in Indochina, Algeria, and China as an artillery officer. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... Battle of Magdhaba Conflict First World War Date 23 December 1916 Place Sinai peninsula, Australia, New Zealand Ottoman Empire Commanders Gen. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Togoland was a German protectorate in West Africa. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Grigori Rasputin Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (or Grigori Yefimovich Novyh) (Russian: ) (January 22 [O.S. January 10] 1869–December 29 [O.S. December 16] 1916) was a Russian mystic who held an influence in the later days of Russias Romanov dynasty. ...

1917

Dates Events
January 9 Battle of Rafa. The British drive the Ottomans out of Sinai. Details
January 16 The German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmermann sends a telegram to his ambassador in Mexico, instructing him to propose the Mexican government an alliance against the United States. Details
February 1 Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare. Details
February 23 Second Battle of Kut. The British recapture the city. Details
February 23April 5 The Germans withdraw to the Hindenburg Line. Details
March 1 Arz von Straussenberg replaces Conrad von Hötzendorf as Austro-Hungarian Chief of Staff. Details
March 8March 11 The British capture Baghdad. Details
March 15 Russia: Czar Nicholas II abdicates. A provisional government is appointed. Details
March 26 First Battle of Gaza. The British attempt to capture the city fails. Details
April 6 The United States declares war on Germany.
April 9April 12 The Canadians obtain a significative victory in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Details
April 16May 9 The Second Battle of the Aisne (aka Nivelle Offensive) ends in disaster for both the French army and its commander Robert Nivelle. Details
April 19 Second Battle of Gaza. The Ottoman lines resist a British attack. Details
April 29May 20 Series of mutinies in the French army. Details
May 5May 15 Allied offensive on the Salonika Front.
May 9May 16 Battle of Arras. The British attack a heavily fortified German line without obtaining any strategic breakthrough. Details
May 12June 6 Tenth Battle of the Isonzo. Details
May 15 Philippe Pétain replaces Robert Nivelle as Commander-in-Chief of the French Army. Details
May 23 Battle of Mount Hermada in the Karst. Details
June 7June 8 The British recapture Messines Ridge. Details
June 10June 29 Battle of Mount Ortigara. Details
June 12 Greece: King Constantine I abdicates. Details
June 25 First American troops land in France. Details
July 1July 19 The Kerensky Offensive fails. It is the last Russian initiative in the war. Details
July 6 Arab rebels led by Lawrence of Arabia seize the Jordanian port of Aqaba. Details
July 20 Corfu Declaration about the future Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Details
July 31 The Battle of Passchendaele (aka Third Battle of Ypres) begins. Details
August 6August 20 Battle of Mărăşeşti. Details
August 18August 28 Eleventh Battle of the Isonzo. Details
September 8 Russia: General Kornilov's coup attempt fails. Details
September 27September 28 Battle of Ramadi, Mesopotamia. Details
October 24November 4 Battle of Caporetto. The Austro-Germans break through the Italian lines. The Italian army is defeated and falls back on the Piave River. Details
October 30 Italy: Vittorio Emanuele Orlando succeeds Paolo Boselli as Prime Minister. Details
October 31November 7 Third Battle of Gaza. The British break through the Ottoman lines. Details
November 2 Balfour Declaration: the British government supports plans for a Jewish "national home" in Palestine. Details
November 5 The Allies agree to establish a Supreme War Council at Versailles.
November 7 The October Revolution begins in Russia. The Bolsheviks seize power. Details
November 8 Armando Diaz replaces Luigi Cadorna as Commander-in-Chief of the Italian Army. Details
November 9December 28 First Battle of the Piave: the Austro-Germans try unsuccessfully to cross the river. Details
November 10 The Battle of Passchendaele (aka Third Battle of Ypres) ends in a stalemate. Details
November 13 France: Paul Painleve is replaced by Georges Clemenceau as Prime Minister. Details
November 17 Second Battle of Heligoland Bight, North Sea. Details
November 20December 3 Battle of Cambrai. A British attack fails and the battle results in a stalemate. Details
December 7 The United States declares war on Austria-Hungary.
December 8December 26 Battle of Jerusalem. The British enter the city (December 11) Details
December 23 Russia signs an armistice with Germany.

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February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The First Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918) was a naval campaign of World War I, largely fought in the seas around the British Isles and in the Atlantic Ocean. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Second Battle of Kut was fought on February 23, 1917, between British and Ottoman forces. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... The Hindenburg Line was a vast system of defences in Northern France constructed by the Germans during the winter of 1916– 17 during World War I; the Germans called it the Siegfried Line. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in leap years). ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... Combatants The Tigris Corps of British India Sixth Army of the Ottoman Empire Commanders Sir Frederick Stanley Maude Khalil Pasha Strength 50,000 men 25,000 men Casualties unknown unknown, more than 9,000 were taken prisoner Baghdad was the southern capital of the Ottoman Empire in 1917. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... The February Revolution (N.S.: March Revolution) of 1917 in Russia was the first stage of the Russian Revolution of 1917. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... First Battle of Gaza Conflict First World War Date 26 March 1917 Place Gaza, southern Palestine Result Turkish victory The First Battle of Gaza was a World War I battle on the southern border of Palestine. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Combatants Canada United Kingdom German Empire Austria-Hungary Commanders Julian Byng Arthur Currie Ludwig von Falkenhausen Strength 30,000 Unknown Casualties 3,598 dead 7,104 wounded 20,000 dead 4,000 captured The Battle of Vimy Ridge was one of the opening battles in a larger British campaign known... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... Combatants France German Empire Commanders Robert Nivelle Charles Mangin François Anthoine Mazel von Boehm Fritz von Below Strength 1. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Second Battle of Gaza Conflict First World War Date 19 April 1917 Place Gaza, southern Palestine Result Turkish victory The Second Battle of Gaza, fought in southern Palestine during World War I, was the second attempt mounted by the British to break the Turkish defences along the Gaza-Beersheba line. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Combatants Belgium, British Empire, France, United States, other Western Allies of WWI Germany Commanders No unified command until 1918, then General Ferdinand Foch Kaiser Wilhelm II Casualties ~4,800,000 Unknown though considerably higher Following the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the German army opened the Western... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... The Battle of Arras took place from 9 April to 16 May 1917. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining // 1508 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year truce and cede several territories to Venice 1513... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Henri-Philippe Pétain Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain (24 April 1856 – 23 July 1951), generally known as Philippe Pétain or Marshal Pétain, was a French general, later Head of State of Vichy France, from 1940 to 1944. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... The Battle of Messines was launched on June 7, 1917 by British General Herbert Plumers second army, which included the 16th (Irish) Division and the 36th (Ulster) Division, near the villages of Mesen (in French Messines, as it was on most maps at that time) and Wytschaete. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Combatants Italy Austria-Hungary Commanders Luigi Cadorna Arz von Straussenberg Strength 300,000 + 1,600 guns 100,000 + 500 guns Casualties 23,000 - 30,000 (estimates vary) 9,000 The Battle of Mount Ortigara was fought from June 10 to June 25, 1917 between the Italian and Austro-Hungarian armies... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Constantine I, King of the Hellenes (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος A, Βασιλεύς των Ελλήνων) (2 August 1868 - 11 January 1923) ruled Greece from 1913-1917 and from 1920-1922. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... Officers of the American Expeditionary Forces and the Baker mission The American Expeditionary Forces or AEF was the United States military force in World War I. The AEF helped the French defend the Western Front during the Aisne Offensive in May. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... Combatants Russia Germany, Austria-Hungary Commanders Aleksei Brusilov von Bothmer Strength XI, VII, VIII Armies South Army (A.H.-Germany) VII and III Army (Austria-Hungary) Casualties 400,000 ? The Kerensky Offensive (aka July Offensive or Galician Offensive) was the last Russian offensive in World War One. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Combatants Arab Rebels/Britain Ottoman Empire Commanders T.E. Lawrence, Auda ibu Tayi, Sherif Nasir  ? Strength app. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... The Corfu Declaration is the agreement that made the creation of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia possible. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining. ... Combatants British Empire Australia Canada New Zealand United Kingdom France German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Hubert Gough Herbert Plumer Arthur Currie Max von Gallwitz Erich Ludendorff Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties 448,000 killed and wounded 260,000 killed and wounded The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants Romania Russia Germany Austria-Hungary Commanders Alexandru Averescu Eremia Grigorescu Field Marshall Mackensen Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties 27,000 47,000 The Battle of MărăşeÅŸti, Vrancea County, eastern Romania (August 6 to September 8, 1917) was a battle fought during World War I between Germany and... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Combatants Italy Austria-Hungary Commanders Luigi Cadorna Luigi Capello Svetozar Boroević Strength 600 battalions + 5,200 guns 250 battalions + 2,200 guns Casualties 40,000 KIA, 108,000 WIA, 18,000 MIA 10,000 KIA, 45,000 WIA, 30,000 MIA, 20,000 POW, 28,000 sick The Eleventh Battle... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Lavr Georgiyevich Kornilov (Russian: Лавр Георгиевич Корнилов) (July 18, 1870–April 13, 1918) was a Russian army general best known for the Kornilov Affair, an unsuccessful military coup he staged against Kerenskys Provisional Government during the 1917 Russian Revolution. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Combatants Austria-Hungary German Empire Italy Commanders Otto von Below Luigi Cadorna Strength 35 divisions 41 divisions Casualties 20,000 dead or wounded 40,000 dead 20,000 wounded 275,000 captured Difficult Progress In Alps The Battle of Caporetto (or Battle of Karfreit as it was known by the... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Combatants British Empire Australia Canada New Zealand United Kingdom France German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Hubert Gough Herbert Plumer Arthur Currie Max von Gallwitz Erich Ludendorff Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties 448,000 killed and wounded 260,000 killed and wounded The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... Georges Clemenceau Georges Clemenceau[1] (Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Vendée, 28 September 1841 – 24 November 1929) was a French statesman, physician and journalist. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... The Second Battle of Heligoland Bight was a naval battle of World War I. On 17 November 1917, German minesweepers clearing a path through the British minefield in the Heligoland Bight of the North Sea near the coast of Germany was intercepted by two Royal Navy cruisers Calypso and Caledon... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants United Kingdom Newfoundland German Empire Commanders Julian Byng Georg von der Marwitz Strength 2 Corps 1 Corps Casualties 45,000 killed 9,000 prisoners 100 tanks destroyed 45,000 killed 11,000 prisoners The Battle of Cambrai (November 20 - December 3, 1917) was a British campaign of World War... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Combatants United Kingdom Australia New Zealand Ottoman Empire Commanders Edmund Allenby Erich von Falkenhayn Strength Egyption Expeditionary Force Seventh Army Casualties 18,000 (for entire campaign) 25,000 (for entire cmpaign) {{{notes}}} The Battle of Jerusalem resulted in the city of Jerusalem falling to British forces in December 1917. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ...

1918

Dates Events
January 8 Woodrow Wilson outlines his Fourteen Points. Details
February 18 Fighting resumes on the Eastern Front.
February 21 The British capture Jericho.
March 3 At Brest-Litovsk, Leon Trotsky signs the peace treaty with Germany. Details
March 21March 25 First phase of the Spring Offensive (Operation Michael). The Germans obtain a Pyrrhic victory. Details
March 23August 7 Artillery bombardment of Paris. Details
March 26 French Marshall Ferdinand Foch is appointed Supreme Commander of all Allied forces. Details
April 4April 30 Second phase of the Spring Offensive (Operation Georgette). The results are disappointing for the Germans. Details
May 7 Treaty of Bucharest between Romania and the Central Powers. It will never be ratified. Details
May 27June 6 Third Battle of the Aisne (aka Operation Blucher-Yorck, third phase of the Spring Offensive). After initial gains, the German advance is halted. Details
June 9June 12 Final phase of the Spring Offensive (Operation Gneiseau). Although substantial territorial gains, the Germans do not achieve their strategic goals Details
June 13June 23 Second Battle of the Piave: the Austro-Hungarian offensive is repelled. Details
July 15August 5 Second Battle of the Marne and last German offensive on the Western Front, which fails when the Germans are counterattacked by the French. Details
August 8August 11 Battle of Amiens, first phase of the Hundred Days Offensive. Details
September 12 Battle of Havrincourt, a phase of the Hundred Days Offensive. Details
September 18October 10 Battle of the Hindenburg Line, a phase of the Hundred Days Offensive. The Allies break through the German lines. Details
September 19September 21 Battle of Megiddo. The British conquer Palestine. Details
September 26November 11 Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the final phase of the Hundred Days Offensive and of World War One. Details
September 29 The Allies break through the Bulgarian lines at Dobro Polje.
September 30 Bulgaria signs an armistice with the Allies.
October 1 The British enter Damascus. Details
October 20 Germany suspends submarine warfare. Details
October 24November 4 Battle of Vittorio Veneto. The Austro-Hungarian army is routed. The Italians enter Trent and land at Triest. Details
October 29 Wilhelm Groener replaces Erich Ludendorff as Hindenburg's deputy. Details
October 29 Germany's Hochseeflotte mutinies. Details
October 30 The Ottoman Empire signs the Armistice of Mudros.
November 3 Austria-Hungary signs the armistice with Italy, effective November 4.
November 9 Germany: Kaiser William II abdicates; republic proclaimed. Details
November 10 Austria-Hungary: Kaiser Charles I abdicates. Details
November 11 At 6 am, Germany signs the Armistice of Compiégne. End of fightings 11am.
November 12 Austria proclaimed a republic.
November 14 Czechoslovakia proclaimed a republic. Details
German U-boats interned.
November 21 Germany's Hochseeflotte surrendered to the United Kingdom.
November 23 12 days after the armistice, General von Lettow-Vorbeck surrenders his undefeated army at Abercorn in present-day Zambia. Details
November 27 The Germans evacuate Belgium.
December 1 Yugoslav independence proclaimed. Details

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March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... The 1918 Spring Offensive or Kaiserschlacht was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, which marked the deepest advance by either side since 1914. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in leap years). ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... The German Paris Gun, also known as the William’s Gun, was the largest rail artillery gun of the Great War. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... Ferdinand Foch OM GCB (October 2, 1851 – March 20, 1929) was a French soldier, military educator and author credited for possessing the most original and subtle mind in the French Army. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... The 1918 Spring Offensive or Kaiserschlacht was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, which marked the deepest advance by either side since 1914. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... A French caricature on the treaty: the Kaiser points a dagger at a woman (Romania), while showing her the Peace Treaty Delegates at the Peace of Bucharest The Treaty of Bucharest was a peace treaty which was signed on May 7, 1918 forced by Germany to the Romanian side. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining // 1508 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year truce and cede several territories to Venice 1513... The Third Battle of the Aisne was a German offensive during World War I that focused on capturing the Chemin des Dames Ridge before the American Expeditionary Force could arrive in France. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... The 1918 Spring Offensive or Kaiserschlacht was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, which marked the deepest advance by either side since 1914. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Combatants Italy France United Kingdom Image:Flag of Austria-Hungary. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Combatants France United Kingdom United States German Empire Commanders Ferdinand Foch Erich Ludendorff Casualties France: 95,000 Britain: 13,000 United States: 12,000 168,000 The Second Battle of the Marne, or Battle of Reims, was a major World War I battle fought from July 15 to August 5... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants United Kingdom, France, Canada, Australia Germany Commanders Henry Rawlinson Georg von der Marwitz Strength 4 Aus. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Combatants United Kingdom New Zealand Germany Commanders Julian Byng Unknown Strength 3 divisions 4 divisions Casualties unknown unknown The Battle of Havrincourt was a World War I battle fought on September 12, 1918, involving the British Third Army (under the command of General Sir Julian Byng) against German troops, including... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... Combatants United Kingdom, France, Australia, United States Germany Commanders Ferdinand Foch Georg von der Marwitz Strength 4 British armies 1 French army American Expeditionary Force Defensive forces and gun emplacements of the Hindenburg Line The Battle of the Hindenburg Line, which began September 18, 1918, was a key turning point... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... Combatants British Empire Australia India New Zealand United Kingdom France Arab insurgents Ottoman Empire German Empire Commanders Edmund Allenby Otto Liman von Sanders Strength 12,000 mounted troops 57,000 infantry 540 guns 3,000 mounted troops 32,000 infantry 402 guns Casualties 782 killed 382 missing 4,179 wounded... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Combatants United States German Empire Commanders John J. Pershing Georg von der Marwitz Strength American Expeditionary Force German Fifth Army Casualties 26,277 killed 95,786 wounded 122,066 total 28,000 killed 92,250 wounded 120,250 total The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was the final offensive of World War... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Damascus at sunset Damascus ( translit: Also commonly: الشام ash-Shām) is the largest city of Syria and is also the capital. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... The First Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918) was a naval campaign of World War I, largely fought in the seas around the British Isles and in the Atlantic Ocean. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Combatants Italy United Kingdom France United States Image:Flag of Austria-Hungary. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilhelm Groener (November 22, 1867 - May 3, 1939) was a German soldier and politician. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Wilhelmshaven mutiny broke out in the German High Seas Fleet on 29 October 1918. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 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1919

Dates Events
January 18 The Peace Conference opens in Paris. [[Paris Peace Conference, 1919
January 25 Proposal to create the League of Nations accepted. Details
Treaty of Versailles between the Allies and Germany. Details
July 8 Germany ratifies the Treaty of Versailles. Details
July 21 The United Kingdom ratifies the Treaty of Versailles. [[Treaty of Versailles|hi

Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The League of Nations was an international organization founded after the Paris Peace Conference, 1919. ... The Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the peace treaty which officially ended World War I between the Allied and Central Powers and the German Empire. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... The Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the peace treaty which officially ended World War I between the Allied and Central Powers and the German Empire. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ...

1920

Dates Events
January 10 First meeting of the League of Nations held in London. Official end of World War One. Details
Free City of Danzig established. Details
January 21 The Paris Peace Conference ends. Details
February 10 A plebiscite returns Northern Schleswig to Denmark. Details
April 19April 26 Conference of Sanremo, Italy, about League of Nations mandates in former Ottoman territories of the Middle East. Details
June 4 Treaty of Trianon between the Allies and Hungary. Details
August 10 Treaty of Sèvres between the Allies and the Ottoman Empire. The treaty is not recognized by the Turkish national movement, which consider the Istanbul government illegitimate. Details
September 8 Gabriele D'Annunzio proclaims in Fiume the Italian Regency of Carnaro. Details
November 1 League of Nations headquarters moved to Geneva, Switzerland. Details
November 12 Treaty of Rapallo between Italy and Yugoslavia. Zadar is annexed by Italy and the Free State of Fiume is established. Details
November 15 The League of Nations holds its first general assembly. Details

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Post-1920

Dates Events
1921
October 13 Treaty of Kars between Bolshevik Russia and Turkey. Details
1922
February 6 Washington Naval Treaty, limiting naval tonnage, signed by France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. Details
April 10May 19 Genoa Conference. Representatives of 34 countries discuss ecomomics in the wake of the Great War. Details
April 16 Treaty of Rapallo between Germany and Bolshevik Russia to normalize diplomatic relations. Details
September 11 Treaty of Kars ratified in Yerevan, Armenia. Details
1923
July 24 Treaty of Lausanne between the Allies and Turkey, successor State to the Ottoman Empire. It supersedes the Treaty of Sèvres. Details
1924
January 27 Treaty of Rome between Italy and Yugoslavia. Fiume is annexed by Italy and the neighboring town of Sušak is assigned to Yugoslavia. Details

 
 

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