Timeline: Chief events of the Great War.

  • 1914 June 28 Francis Ferdinand shot at Serajevo.
  • 1915 Jan. 24 Naval battle off Dogger Bank.
  • 1916 Jan. 8 Gallipoli evacuation complete.
  • 1917 Jan. 1 Turkey denounced Berlin Treaty.
  • 1918 Jan. 8 President Wilson's fourteen points.
  • 1919 Jan. 12 Peace Conference met at Paris.