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APPENDIX II

 

CHRONOLOGICAL ACCOUNT OF THE GREAT WORLE WAR
1914

 

June 28.—Archduke Francis Ferdinand assassinated in Serajevo.

July 23.—Austria sends an ultimatum to Serbia.

July 25.—Serbia sends reply; Austria terms it unsatisfactory.

July 27.—Austrian Army invades Serbia.

July p28.—Austria declares war on Serbia. Partial mobilization of Russian Forces. French army moves toward frontier.   v

July 29.-Austrians bombard Belgrade. Belgium calls out reserves.

July 31.—Germany demands that Russia demobilize. Belgium army mobilized.

Aug. 1.—Germany demands of France her intentions; France mobilizes. Germany declares war on Russia. Canadian Cabinet meets; offer to raise troops sent to London.

Aug. 2. —Germany violates Luxemburg, invades France at Cirey, and sends ultimatum to Belgium. Russian forces cross German frontier. Royal Proclamation calling out Royal Naval Reserves published in Canada. German naval bombardment of Libau.

Aug. 3.—Germany declares war on France. Cities in Russian Poland seized by Germans. Italy proclaims her neutrality. Ports of Montreal and Quebec taken in charge by military authorities. Canadian Order-in-Council passed providing for increased issue of Dominion notes and authorizing Canadian banks to

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