The First World War by year - 1914

Lots of stuff happened in the first year of World War One - can you name the specifics?
This quiz does not cover every event during wartime 1914, only some key aspects
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Last updated: January 7, 2015
First submittedJanuary 5, 2015
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28th June
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot by Gavrilo Princip in this city
Sarajevo
5th July
This country gives assurance of support to Austria-Hungary
Germany
23rd July
Austria-Hungary sends an ultimatum to this country
Serbia
28th July
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia as this country mobilizes
Russia
28th July
This country declares neutrality
The Netherlands
31st July
The country undergoing mobilization declares it only against this country
Austria-Hungary
1st August
Germany declares this on Russia
War
1st August
This country declares neutrality
Italy
1st August
Germany and this state sign a secret alliance treaty
Ottoman Empire
2nd August
Germany invades this country
Luxembourg
3rd August
Germany declares war on this country
France
3rd August
This country denies permission for German forces to pass through the French border
Belgium
4th August
This country declares war on Germany
The United Kingdom
5th August
This country declares war on Austria-Hungary
Montenegro
5th August
The Ottoman Empire closes this strait in northwestern Turkey
The Dardanelles
6th August
Austria-Hungary declares war on this country
Russia
6th August
Serbia declares war on this country
Germany
7th August
This force arrives in France
The British Expeditionary Force
9th August
This country declares war Germany
Montenegro
9th August
This campaign begins in German-occupied West Africa
Togoland Campaign
11th August
This country declares war on Austria-Hungary
France
12th August
The United Kingdom declares war on this country
Austria-Hungary
22nd August
Austria-Hungary declares war on this country
Belgium
23rd August
This country declares war on Germany
Japan
25th August
Japan declares war on this country
Austria-Hungary
26th August
The Togoland is conquered by the Britsh and what other force?
The French
11th September
This commonwealth country occupies German New Guinea
Australia
1st November
This country declares war on the Ottoman Empire
Russia
2nd November
This country begins the naval blockade of Germany
The United Kingdom
3rd November
This country declares war on the Ottoman Empire
Montenegro
3rd November
A battle was fought on the slopes of this African mountain
Kilimanjaro
5th November
The United Kingdom and France declare war on this German ally
Ottoman Empire
8th December
A naval battle is fought around these islands long before the feud between the United Kingdom and Argentina
The Falklands
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Level 66
Jan 6, 2015
please accept only 'French' for the question on the 26th august
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Level 74
Apr 20, 2019
good quiz!