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1914 January

1914 February

1914 March


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.

1914 April


April 21st
In 1914, US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, and stayed 6 months.

1914 May


May 29th
In 1914, a ship Empress of Ireland: sank after collision in St. Lawrence River; 1,024 perished.

1914 June


June 8th
In 1914, 34.7 degrees F (1.5 degrees C) in De Bilt, Netherlands.
June 28th
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.

1914 July


July 18th
In 1914, the U.S. Army Air Service first came into being in the Signal Corps.
July 23rd
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.
July 28th
In 1914, World War I begins when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.
July 29th
In 1914, the first shots of World War I are fired when Austria bombs Belgrade.
July 30th
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.

1914 August


August 1st
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.
August 3rd
In 1914, in World War I, Germany declared war on France, and Britain warned Germany against invading Belgium.
August 4th
In 1914, Germany declares war on Belgium; Britain declared war on Germany; the United States proclaimed its neutrality in World War I.
August 6th
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.
August 11th
In 1914, France declares war on Austria-Hungary.
August 12th
In 1914, Great Britain declares war on Austria-Hungary.
August 16th
In 1914, Zapata & Pancho Villa over run Mexico.
In 1914, Hitler in das Bayerische Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 16.
August 18th
In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson issued his "Proclamation of Neutrality," aimed at keeping the United States out of World War I.
August 19th
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.
August 20th
In 1914, German forces occupied Brussels, Belgium, during World War I.
August 23rd
In 1914, Japan declared war on Germany in World War I.
August 25th
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.
August 30th
In 1914, first German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed.

1914 September


September 4th
In 1914, British, French & Russian govt signs Pact of London, against Germany.
September 9th
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.
September 14th
In 1914, German troops withdraw from Aisne, invent trenches.

1914 October


October 31st
In 1914, Great Britain & France declares war on Turkey.

1914 November


November 2nd
In 1914, Russia declares war on Turkey.
November 5th
In 1914, Great Britain, France & Russia declare war on Turkey.

1914 December


December 24th
In 1914, German plane drops bombs on Dover England.


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