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June 28th- Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot in Sarajevo
July 28th- Germany declares war on Russia
August 3rd- The US declares itself natural
August 4th- Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia ---Serbia declares war on Germany
December 24th- The unofficial Christmas truce is declared
February 4th- Germany declares 'war zone' around Great Britain
April 22nd- The Second Battle of Ypres begins =Germans first use poison gas.
October 19th- Battle of Ypres begins.
February 21st- The Battle of Verdun begins. = longest and bloodiest battle of WW1
May 31st- Battle of Jutland begins = only major battle of the war fought at sea
July 1st- The Battle of the Somme begins = tanks are first introduced into battle.
April 6th- The Us declares war on Germany
July 31st- The Battle of Passchendaele (also known as the Third Battle of Ypres) begins.
March 3rd- Russia signs the Treaty of Brest Litovsk, which is a peace treaty between Russia and the Central Powers.
July 15th- The Second Battle of the Marne begins.
November 9th- German Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates and flees Germany.
November 11th- Germany signs the armistice at Compiegne, France. Fighting ends on 11 a.m. on November 11th
June 28th- The Treaty of Versailles officially ends WWI.
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