German attacks between Tower Hamlets and Polygon Wood; two points temporarily penetrated, but Germans later ejected. Further German attacks at Verdun between Fosses and Chaume Woods repulsed. German aeroplane raid on London; not more than two raiders succeed in penetrating defences, and a second group of raiders later driven off; seven people killed and 25 injured; Germans report loss of one machine. Hostile airships reported off Yorkshire and Lincolnshire coasts; three slight casualties. British warships bombard Ostend. German Kilwa column, East Africa, broken up; fresh attacks on the Lindi column. Argentine Chamber of Deputies, following resolution of the Senate, votes for immediate rupture with Germany.