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Oct. 28
 
THE CZECHOSLOVAKS DECLARED THEIR INDEPENDENCE.  1
 
Oct. 29
 
The YUGOSLAV NATIONAL COUNCIL at Agram (Zagreb) proclaimed the independence of the Yugoslavs.  2
 
Oct. 29
 
The Austrians offered to surrender unconditionally to the Italians.  3
Meanwhile disorders in both Vienna and Budapest had resulted in revolutionary changes.  4
 
Oct. 30
 
Formation of a German National Council in Vienna, for the German provinces.  5
 
Nov. 1
 
Establishment of an independent Hungarian government, under Count Michael Károlyi.  6
 
Nov. 3
 
CONCLUSION OF AN ARMISTICE between the Allied powers and Austria-Hungary: complete demobilization of the armies and withdrawal of troops fighting with the Germans; surrender of half the equipment; evacuation of territories still occupied and of territory in dispute among Austrians, Italians, and Slavs; Allied occupation of strategic points; surrender of the fleet; and so on.  7
 
Nov. 7
 
A Yugoslav conference at Geneva decided for the union of Croatia and Slovenia with Serbia and Montenegro.  8
 
Nov. 11
 
Emperor Charles stepped down but never formally abdicated.  9
 
Nov. 12
 
PROCLAMATION OF THE AUSTRIAN REPUBLIC.  10
 
Nov. 16
 
PROCLAMATION OF THE HUNGARIAN REPUBLIC.  11
 
Nov. 24
 
PROCLAMATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF THE SERBS, CROATS, AND SLOVENES at Zagreb. King Peter of Serbia became king, with Prince Alexander as regent.  12
 
Dec. 1
 
King Nicholas of Montenegro, having opposed union, was declared deposed by the parliament, which then voted for union with the new kingdom.  13
A national assembly of the Romanians of Transylvania and the Banat at Alba Julia voted for union of these regions with Romania. (See The Treaty of Saint-Germain)  14
 
 
 
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