FIRST YALE UNIT PHOTOS WAR AND WORLD EVENTS

January

     

February

 

   

March

 

   

April

 

   

May

 

   

June

 

Archduke Francis Ferdinand
of Austria

• Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria and his wife are murdered by a Serbian terrorist in Sarajevo, June 28th.

July

    • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, July 28th

August

 

 

• Germany declares war on Russia, August 1st
• Germany declares war on France, August 3rd
• Great Britain declares war on Germany, August 4th
• The United States formally announces its neutrality, August 5th
• Japan declares war on Germany, August 23rd

September

   

 

October

 

   

November

 

 

• The United States evacuates its troops from Vera Cruz, Mexico

December

 

 

 

 

Photograph Citations
1 Courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ggbain-07650

 

 
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