First half of March
In 1914, Stalin is transferred to the hamlet of Kureika, north of the Arctic Circle, and is placed under closer police surveillance.
In 1914, US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, and stayed 6 months.
In 1914, a ship Empress of Ireland: sank after collision in St. Lawrence River; 1,024 perished.
In 1914, 34.7 degrees F (1.5 degrees C) in De Bilt, Netherlands.
In 1914, A ustrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sofia, were assassinated in present-day Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hercegovina, by a Serbian revolutionary - the event that triggered World War I. The war was actually declared on July 28, 1914.
In 1914, the U.S. Army Air Service first came into being in the Signal Corps.
In 1914, Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia following the killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serb assassin; the dispute led to World War I.
In 1914, World War I begins when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.
In 1914, the first shots of World War I are fired when Austria bombs Belgrade.
In 1914, Austrian-Hungary & Russia end general mobilization.
In 1914, France troops advance 10 km to German border.
In 1914, John French appointed British supreme commander.
In 1914, The New York Stock Exchange closes due to the war crisis in Europe.
In 1914, Emperor Wilhelm II declares war on his nephew tsar Nicolas II (WW I).
In 1914, Germany declared war on Russia at the onset of World War I.
In 1914, in World War I, Germany declared war on France, and Britain warned Germany against invading Belgium.
In 1914, Germany declares war on Belgium; Britain declared war on Germany; the United States proclaimed its neutrality in World War I.
In 1914, The U.S.S. Tennessee sails to Europe with $6 million in gold to help America n citizens stranded by the war.
In 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war against Russia and Serbia declared war against Germany.
In 1914, France declares war on Austria-Hungary.
In 1914, Great Britain declares war on Austria-Hungary.
In 1914, Zapata & Pancho Villa over run Mexico.
In 1914, Hitler in das Bayerische Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 16.
In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson issued his "Proclamation of Neutrality," aimed at keeping the United States out of World War I.
In 1914, British Navy torpedoes damaged the German battleship Westfalen in the North Sea; the German fleet bombarded the English coast at the beginning of World War I.
In 1914, German forces occupied Brussels, Belgium, during World War I.
In 1914, Japan declared war on Germany in World War I.
In 1914, Belgium: German army begins 6 week plundering of Leuven Belgium.
In 1914, German Zeppelins bomb Antwerp Belgium.
In 1914, German army pushes French army to the Sedan.
In 1914, German troops march into France.
In 1914, first German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed.
In 1914, British, French & Russian govt signs Pact of London, against Germany.
In 1914, in World War One, the chief of the German gene ral staff Helmuth von Moltke called off the German advance after the British and French counter-attacked, thus ending the first Battle of the Marne. German casualties were estimated at 800,000.
In 1914, German troops withdraw from Aisne, invent trenches.
In 1914, Great Britain & France declares war on Turkey.
In 1914, Russia declares war on Turkey.
In 1914, Great Britain, France & Russia declare war on Turkey.
In 1914, German plane drops bombs on Dover England.