May 31, 2020
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Final events of the Great War
Compiled from a list of events found on:
Rosenberg, Jennifer. (2017, June 12). World War I Timeline from 1914 to 1918. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/wwi-timeline-1779202
⟶ Updated 21 Nov 2017 ⟶
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November 7th - The Bolsheviks successfully overthrow the Russian government during the 1917 Russian Revolution.
December 17th - The armistice agreed upon between the new Russian government and the Central Powers goes into effect.
January 8 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issues his Fourteen Points to peace.
March 3 - Russia signs the Treaty of Brest Litovsk, which is a peace treaty between Russia and the Central Powers.
March 21 - Germany launches the Spring Offensive.
April 21 - German flying ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen (more commonly known as the Red Baron), is shot down.
July 15 - The Second Battle of the Marne begins.
November 9 - German Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates and flees Germany.
November 11 - Germany signs the armistice at Compiegne, France. Fighting ends on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month (i.e. 11 a.m. on November 11).
June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles officially ends WWI.
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