1914 Europe from USMA

Jan. 22 - Queen Victoria died, succeeded by he son Edward VII.

May 29 - Lord Salisbury memorandum defending "splendid isolation" and opposing any alliance with Germany. But discussions began with Japan in July that would lead to a 1902 allaiance.

Sept. 14 - McKinley died from assasination, Theodoe Roosevelt became President.

Dec. 12 - Marconi sent the letter "S" by wireless across the Atlantic from Cornwall to St. John's, Newfoundland.




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