Today in History / On This Day - October 8th. 1912 - Start of the First Balkan War

When Montenegro declares war to the Ottoman Empire on October 8th. 1912,
the First Balkan War Was started. The  battle lasted till May 1913!






The battle took place between the Ottoman Empire and the Balkan League
(Serbia, Montenegro, Greece, Bulgaria).

The Balkan League was had more soldiers than the Ottoman Empire and they
could overthrow the army of the Ottoman Empire.

This led to the withdrawal of the Ottoman Empire of Europe and finally to
the creation of Albania.

Source picture: Wikipedia