1915, 1916, Antwerp, Belgium, Berlin, British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Defence of the Realm, Dimitrios Gounaris, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hastings, Imperial German Navy, law, Liverpool, Lloyd George, merchant navy, merchant shipping, Olympics, Ottoman Army, Ottoman Empire, Russia, Russian Army, Scarborough, sinking, sport, submarine, Sussex, Turkey, Yorkshire
Mr. Lloyd George introduces a Bill amending the Defence of the Realm (Consolidation) Act and seeking to extend the power to take over or control works where war material is produced and works capable of producing such material. Three British steamers torpedoed by submarines, without warning, off Hastings, Liverpool, and Scarborough. Formation of a new Greek Ministry by M. Gounaris. French National Committee of Sports resolves not to take part in the Olympic Games of 1916, and recommends the substitution of Antwerp for Berlin for the next Olympiad. Russian General Staff in the Caucasus reports that Russian troops have occupied a position in the Transchorok region, Turks being thrown back.