World war I broke out in 1914. The conflict lasted four years, three months and 14 days, ending on November 11, 1918.The war began because of the assassination of Archduke Franz.His death was what caused the break out of WWI.
Grigori Rasputin was born into a peasant family in Siberia, Russia, around 1869. After failing to become a monk, Rasputin became a wanderer and eventually entered the court of Czar Nicholas II because of his alleged healing abilities.
The February revolution begins on this day in 1917, when riots and strikes over the scarcity of food erupt in Petrograd.By 1917, most Russians had lost faith in the leadership ability of the czarist regime.