PARIS | From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of World War I

PARIS | From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of World War I

PARIS — Unleashed by an archduke’s assassination, World War I gradually entangled more and more countries, killing millions of soldiers and civilians and touching multiple continents.

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in WWI:

1914

June 28: Serb teenager Gavrilo Princip kills Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand

July 28: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

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