Theodore Roosevelt circa 1902

Centennial Countdown to the Great War: May 1914

Posted on on 02 June 2014
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A monthly blog by Dennis Cross documents events taking place 100 years ago.

Events covered by the blog for May 1914 include: Former President Roosevelt returns from a voyage of exploration in the Brazilian jungle; Irish home rule comes a step closer to reality; Europe remains ignorant that in a month the assassination of the Archduke will engulf the continent in yet another diplomatic crisis.

To visit the Centennial Countdown to the Great War blog, click here.

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Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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