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Fall of Péronne, Nesle, and Chaulnes to the British, who take over 60 villages in two days; French advance continues between the Avre and the Aisne on a front of 37½ miles; Noyon and many villages taken. German attack near Verdun on the Mort Homme-Avocourt front; some trenches and prisoners taken. Russians take Harunabad, 20 miles south-east of Kermanshah. German destroyer raid on Kent coast, Ramsgate shelled; British destroyer sunk by torpedo, and second destroyer damaged.

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