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1

1890

Bismarck Dismissed, Reinsurance Treaty lapsed

2

1894

Franco-Russian Alliance signed

3

1897

German naval construction starts

4

1898

Fashoda crisis

5

1902

Anglo-Japanese Treaty

6

1904

Anglo-Japanese Entente

7

1904-5

Russo-Japanese War

8

1906

First Moroccan Crisis, Anglo-French staff talks

9

1907

Anglo-Russian Entente

10

1908

Bosnia/Herzegovina annexed by Austria

11

1911

Second Moroccan Crisis

12

1912-13

First and Second Balkan Wars

13

28 JUN 1914

Sarajevo Incident

14

28 JUL 1914

Austria declares war on Serbia

15

30 JUL 1914

Full Russian mobilization ordered

16

1 AUG 1914

Germany declares war on Russia

17

3 AUG 1914

Germany declares war on France

18

4 AUG 1914

Germany invades Belgium (and France), Britain declares war on Germany

19

23 AUG 1914

Japan declares war on Germany

20

28 OCT 1914

Turkey joins Central Powers

21

26 APR 1915

Treaty of London signed by Italy, France, Britain, Russia

22

23 MAY 1915

Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary

23

FEB-NOV 1916

Battle of Verdun

24

JUN 1916

Battle of Jutland

25

JULY-NOV 1916

Battle of the Somme

26

JAN 1917

Unrestricted Submarine warfare begins