- 1915: Germany holds a conference on colony remeasuring, gets nothing.
- 1915: Slavic regions in Austria-Hungary begin small uprisings, they are put down.
- 1915: Women in America are given the right to vote
- 1915: A locust plague erupts in the Middle East.
- 1915: US congress votes whether to intervene in the Mexican Revolution.
- 1916: Rebellions continue in Austria-Hungary.
- 1916: Franz Joseph of Austria dies, Franz Ferdinad becomes emperor of Austria and king of Hungary.
- 1916: Easter Rebellion in Ireland