1914: Day by Day

Historian Margaret MacMillan chronicles the road to war in 1914.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03t8m6h
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Historian Margaret MacMillan chronicles the road to war in 1914.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-05 06:06
last episode published
2014-08-08 00:00
publication frequency
0.98 days
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Number of Episodes
43
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8.08.2014

8th August

The French army declares a victory in their lost province of Alsace. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the sa...
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7.08.2014

7th August

British Trade Unions announce they will not oppose the war. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day ex...
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6.08.2014

6th August

German Zeppelins bomb the Belgian city of Liege - the first air attack on a European city. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and privat...
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5.08.2014

5th August

Advertisements in British newspapers urge the public to enlist in the army. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from...
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4.08.2014

4th August

Britain declares war on Germany. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago...
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3.08.2014

3rd August

The British Foreign Secretary speaks in favour of war at the House of Commons. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals f...
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1.08.2014

2nd August

The British cabinet is split over whether to join the war. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exa...
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1.08.2014

1st August

The German government receives word that Britain will remain neutral. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the s...
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31.07.2014

31st July

Panic in the financial markets as the Bank of England is forced to close. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from t...
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30.07.2014

30th July

The Tsar orders a full mobilisation of the Russian army. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exact...
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29.07.2014

29th July

The Kaiser sends a telegram to The Tsar to try to prevent war. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day...
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28.07.2014

28th July

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred ye...
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27.07.2014

27th July

Reactions to British soldiers shooting unarmed protesters in Dublin. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the sa...
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26.07.2014

26th July

The British foreign secretary proposes mediation to settle the Balkan crisis. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals fr...
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25.07.2014

25th July

Serbia responds to the ultimatum. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ag...
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24.07.2014

24th July

Britain and Russia react to Austria-Hungary's ultimatum. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exact...
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23.07.2014

23rd July

Austria-Hungary delivers the ultimatum to Serbia. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one ...
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22.07.2014

22nd July

The Russian Royal family give a lavish welcome to the French President. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the...
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21.07.2014

21st July

The King warns of civil war in Britain over Irish Home Rule. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day e...
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20.07.2014

20th July

The French President arrives on a state visit to Russia. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exact...
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19.07.2014

19th July

The Royal Navy fleet gathers for a review by the King. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly...
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18.07.2014

18th July

Mohandas Gandhi leaves South Africa. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years...
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17.07.2014

17th July

Lloyd George warns of civil unrest among the Trade Unions and in Ireland. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from t...
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16.07.2014

16th July

A meeting of Suffragettes is attacked by a mob. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First world war. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hu...
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15.07.2014

15th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
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14.07.2014

14th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
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13.07.2014

13th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
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12.07.2014

12th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
11.07.2014

11th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
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10.07.2014

10th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
9.07.2014

9th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
8.07.2014

8th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
7.07.2014

7th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
6.07.2014

6th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
5.07.2014

5th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
4.07.2014

4th July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
3.07.2014

3rd July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
BBC Radio 4 author
2.07.2014

2nd July

Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one hundred years ago, giving a picture of the world in...
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1.07.2014

27th June

The Archduke Franz Ferdinand is visiting Bosnia for military manoeuvres. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from th...
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1.07.2014

1st July

The Hungarian Prime Minister Istvan Tisza blocks immediate retaliation on Serbia. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journa...
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30.06.2014

30th June

The Royal Navy makes a friendly visit to Germany. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private journals from the same day exactly one...
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29.06.2014

29th June

The government of Austria-Hungary debates how to react to the assassination in Sarajevo. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and private...
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28.06.2014

28th June

The Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip assassinates Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo. Margaret Macmillan chronicles the events leading up to the First World War. Each episode draws together newspaper accounts, diplomatic correspondence and priva...
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