PinkMonkey Online Study Guide-World History
11.5 Dates & Events
1870 - The Franco-Prussian War.
1879 - Germany enters into a Dual Alliance with Austria-Hungary.
1882 - Italy enters the Dual Alliance which
now becomes the Triple Alliance.
1905 - The Russian Revolution lead to the establishment
of Constitutional Monarchy in Russia.
1907 - Russia joins the Entente cordiale which becomes
the Triple Entente.
1911 - Italy seized the Ottoman Provinces of Tripoli
and Cyranaica which lead to the Balkan Wars.
1912-13 - Balkan War between Russia and France.
1914 - World War I starts in Europe
June 28, 1914 - Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his
wife are murdered by a Serbian youth at Sarajevo.
July 20, 1914 - Austria declares war on Serbia.
Aug 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia.
Aug 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France
Aug 4, 1914 - Germany invades Belgium.
Britain goes in the defense of Belgium and declares war on
1915 - Italy and Rumania join the Allies.
1917 - The Russian Revolution.
USA declares war against Germany
1918 - The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was signed
between Germany and Russia.
Germany surrendered and an armistice was signed.
1919 - The Paris Peace Conference.
The Versailles Peace Settlement.
The Treaty of St. Germain imposed on Austria.
The Treaty of Nevilly forced on Bulgaria.
1920 - The Treaty of Trianon imposed on Hungary.
The Treaty of Sevres forced on Turkey.