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World War 1 - Second Battle of the Marne

Time: Monday Jul 15, 1918


Details: Germany launched Operation Marne (Second Battle of the Marne) on 15 July, in an attempt to encircle Reims. The resulting counter-attack, which started the Hundred Days Offensive, marked the first successful Allied offensive of the war.



Henry III of France in 1575
Henry III of France in 1575
Thursday Feb 13, 1575 - France
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill-Allies accepted Germany's surrender
Monday May 7, 1945 - Reims, France
Louis XI was crowned King of France in 1461
Louis XI was crowned King of France in 1461
Thursday Aug 15, 1461 - Reims
Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle-De Gaulle was reinforced by two fresh regiments
Saturday May 18, 1940 - France
World War 1-Ludendorff Offensive
World War 1-Ludendorff Offensive
Thursday Mar 21, 1918 - Saint Quentin, France

On This Day - 15 July

Disasters with highest death tolls-850 Iran Earthquake
Friday Jul 15, 850 - Abbasid Caliphate (now Iran)
Banner of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire-Rudolf's death (Rudolf I of Germany)
Sunday Jul 15, 1291 - Speyer, Germany, Holy Roman Empire
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon-Napoleon surrendered to Captain Frederick Maitland
Saturday Jul 15, 1815 - Rochefort, France
Portrait d'Ibrahim Pacha
Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt-The Convention of London of 1840
Wednesday Jul 15, 1840 - London, United Kingdom
King Edward VIII
Edward VIII-Baptised
Sunday Jul 15, 1894 - Green Drawing Room of White Lodge, London, England, United Kingdom

July 1918

Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman-Promoted to Captain
Jul, 1918 - U.S.
Irish War of Independence
Irish War of Independence-Volunteers ambushed two RIC men who had been stationed to stop a feis being held on the road between Ballingeary and Ballyvourney in the first armed attack on the RIC
Jul, 1918 - Ireland
Pablo Picasso image
Pablo Picasso-Marriage
Friday Jul 12, 1918 - Paris, France
Nelson Mandela Image
Nelson Mandela-Born
Thursday Jul 18, 1918 - Mvezo, Cape Province, South Africa
Marcus Garvey
Marcus Garvey-Commercial arm
Jul, 1918 - U.S.


Oliver Wright and Wilbur Wright Image
The Wright brothers-Orville's last flight
1918 - U.S.
Hungarian–Romanian War (Romanian Cavalry in Budapest during the Hungarian-Romanian War of 1919) Image
Hungarian–Romanian War-The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy Politically Collapsed
1918 - Austria-Hungary
H1N1 navbox Image
Spanish Flu-United States breach
Jan, 1918 - Fort Riley, Kansas, U.S.
Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin-Unsuccessful assassination
Friday Jan 4, 1918 - Saint Petersburg, Russia
Palace of Versailles
Treaty of Versailles-Wilson issued the Fourteen Points
Tuesday Jan 8, 1918 - U.S