World Events

Posted in 1918

  • Kaiser Wilhelm II, German emperor and king of Prussia 1888-1918Treaty between Russia and Germany: Russia withdraws from the war.
  • Execution of ex-Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family.
  • Bolshevik government in Russia nationalizes large-scale industrial enterprises.
  • Revolution in Germany: Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates and flees to Holland when defeated Germany declares itself a Republic.
  • World War I ends on November 11: Germany agrees to an Armistice which is signed by Germany and the Allies.
  • Civil war in Ireland.
  • Women over the age of 30 get the vote in Britain.