Historische gebeurtenissen

1914

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo

Mobilisation in Belgium

Mobilisation in Belgium

Mobilisation in Germany and declaration of war on Russia

Mobilisation in Germany and declaration of war on Russia

Mobilization in France

Mobilization in France

German invasion of Luxemburg

German invasion of Luxemburg

German ultimatum for right of passage through Belgium

German ultimatum for right of passage through Belgium

King Albert assumes command of the Belgian Army

King Albert assumes command of the Belgian Army

Belgium rejects the German ultimatum

Belgium rejects the German ultimatum

Germany declares war on France

Germany declares war on France

Germany invades Belgium

Germany invades Belgium

Great Britain declares war on Germany

Great Britain declares war on Germany

Start of the siege of the forts at Liege

Start of the siege of the forts at Liege

Landing of the British Expeditionary Force in Ostend; Calais and Dunkirk (until 16/08)

Landing of the British Expeditionary Force in Ostend; Calais and Dunkirk (until 16/08)

Battle of the Silver Helmets

Battle of the Silver Helmets

Big Bertha cannons used against the forts at Liege

Big Bertha cannons used against the forts at Liege

Surrender of Liege

Surrender of Liege

French forces are defeated at Charleroi and withdraw to the line Mauberge-Givet

French forces are defeated at Charleroi and withdraw to the line Mauberge-Givet

Fall of Namur

Fall of Namur

Austria-Hungary declares war on Belgium

Austria-Hungary declares war on Belgium

German troops occupy Amiens

German troops occupy Amiens