4089 CHRONOLOGY OF THE GREAT WAR
Oct. 23.-Italian squadron helps Allies
bombard Bulgarian port of Dedeagatch
on Aegean Sea. Italian land forces resume strong offensive against Austro Hungarian lines.
Oct. 24.-Italians gain on entire front.
Russian naval forces bombard Courland
Oct. 25.-Germans lose stronghold of "La
Courtine" in Champagne. Germans advance in Serbia. Allied forces meet
Bulgars in southern Serbia. German
cruiser Prinz Adalbert sunk by British
submarine. Austrian air-men raid Venice.
Oct. 26.-Teutonic forces seize Valjevo and
Petrovac. Bulgars are defeated by Allied
forces near Strumitza.
Oct. 27.-Teuton forces join Bulgars on
Danube, open way to Turkey. French
gain in Arras. Germans pierce Russian
line at Dvinsk.
Oct. 28.-French cabinet, headed by Viviani,
resigns in body. Briand appointed Premier
by President Poincare.
Oct. 29.-Briand names new cabinet.
Nov. 1.-Germans take Kraguyevatz, and
capture Serbia's largest arsenal.
Nov. 3.-Bulgars and Germans gain in
Serbia. Uzice captured by Germans.
Nov. 4.-Greek cabinet resigns after Premier
Zaimis loses in Parliament. Bulgars within six miles of Nish. Germans win back
Nov. 5.-Greek King ignores war party.
Teutons drive Serbs back in north and
Bulgars beat French forces in south.
Nov. 6.-Nish, the former capital of Serbia,
captured by the Bulgarians.
Nov. 7.-Teutons drive Russians back
across Stripa River. Teutons retake
trenches on western front.
Nov. 8.-M. Skouloudis appointed Greek
Premier. Germans and Bulgars close in
Nov. 9.-Serious revolts reported in India.
Lord Kitchener said to have been sent to
quell rebels. French gain on west front
after severe attacks. Italy to send
troops to Serbia through Albania.
Nov. 10.-Italian liner Ancona sunk by
Austrian submarine. Over 200 persons
missing. British renew attacks near Loos.
Russians lose near Riga.
Nov. 12.-Greek Chamber dissolved.
Nov. 14.-Russians driven back across the
Styr after prolonged fighting.
Nov. 22.-Anglo-Indian troops rout Turks
at Ctesiphon, near Bagdad, but are
obliged to retreat.
Nov. 23.-Bulgarians capture Mitrovitsa
Nov. 28.-British aeroplane destroys German submarine off Middlekirke.
Nov. 30.-Prisrend taken, opening up railway between Constantinople and Berlin
via Vienna, Belgrade and Sofia.
Dec. 2.-British withdraw 70,000 troops
from Gallipoli. Russians advance on
Teheran, Persia. General Joffre made
supreme commander of French armies.
Dec. 6.-U. S. sends note to Austria-Hungary demanding disavowal for sinking
Dec. 8.-Austrians force Serbian army in
north through Montenegro. British army
under General Townshend retreats to
Dec. II.-Turkish forces besiege Kut-el-Amara.
Dec. 15.-General Sir Douglas Haig succeeds Sir John French as commander-in-chief of British forces in France and
Dec. 21.-Reichstag votes German war
credit of $2,500,000,000.
Dec. 28.-Germans lose line of trenches to
French in Alsace.
Dec. 30.-Italian fleet defeats Austrian
squadron off Durazzo and sinks two ships.
Austria-Hungary disavows sinking of
Jan. 4.-U. S. protests British interference
Jan. 9.--Remainder of British force leaves