British prime minister Lloyd George, French prime minister Clemenceau, and US president Woodrow Wilson in Versailles for the signing of the peace treaty with Germany.
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This timeline covers all the political and military events that occurred across Europe and the rest of the world during 1919. With World War 1 over, the Allies squable between themselves over the terms of the treaty of versailles, whilst Germany sinks into violence and chaos as the Freikorps puts down various Communists attempts to seize power.
 
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
10/01/1919 Communists begin a revolt in Berlin.
15/01/1919 The revolt by Communists in Berlin is crushed. German socialist rebels Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg are murdered.
18/01/1919 Start of peace negotiations in Paris.
25/01/1919 Peace conference accepts principle of a League of Nations.
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
06/02/1919 German National Assembly meets in Weimar.
14/02/1919 Draft covenant of League of Nations completed.
24/02/1919 President Wilson arrives at Boston aboard the George Washington
28/02/1919 The campaign against the League of Nations starts in the US.
Feb 1919 The Allies secretly agree to military intervention in the Russian Civil War.
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
04/03/1919 Founding of Comintern (Third International) at Moscow.
13/03/1919 Admiral Kolchak begins his offensive against Bolsheviks in Russian Civil War.
14/03/1919 Wilson returns to Paris after a month's absence.
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
03/04/1919 Wilson becomes sick with influenza.
07/04/1919 The Allies evacuate Odessa.
23/04/1919 Wilson appeals directly to the Italians in an effort to gain their support for his views on the peace settlement.
24/04/1919 The Italian Premier Orlando walks out of peace conference over the Fiume issue.
28/04/1919 The League of Nations is founded.
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
06/05/1919 Peace conference disposes of German colonies.
07/05/1919 Treaty of Versailles is drafted and submitted to the German delegation.
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
21/06/1919 The German High Seas Fleet is scuttled at Scapa Flow after Rear Admiral Ludvig von Reuter, the officer in command of the 74 interned German Navy ships gives the order, in an attempt to prevent them from from falling into British hands. Nine German sailors are shot dead by the british whilst attempting to scuttle their ships.
28/06/1919 Five years after the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian Nationalist in Sarejevo, the Treaty of Versailles is signed between the Allies and Germany in Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, officially ending the Great War. The treaty was very harsh on Germany forcing her to accept full responsibility for the the war and pay reparations, give up territories and reduce the army size to just 100,000 men.
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
19/07/1919 The Cenotaph is unveiled in London.
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
   
 
1919 - Worldwar-1.net - A World War 1 (Great War) Timeline, detailing events, day by day from 1914 through to 1919
10/09/1919 The peace Treaty of St Germain-en-Laye is signed between the Allies and Austria.
25/09/1919 President Woodrow Wilson's campaign for the ratification of the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations ends as he collapses during whistle-stop tour of the country.
 
 
 
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