BORN TODAY: ~ Camouflage. [guinessworldrecords.com].
~ in Ottawa, Canada, to Russian Jewish immigrants – Lyon Himan Green, better known as Lorne Green, and even better known as Ben Cartwright, patriarch of the fictional Ponderosa Ranch in Nevada.
Western Front: Thirty four British navy airplanes launch a major air raid on German occupied towns in Belgium in an effort to disrupt supply lines and communications supporting the German submarine offensives.
In the Middle East: A small combined Egyptian and Ghurka (Nepalese) force under British command lands at Tor on the Gulf of Suez and begins to restore order by destroying Arab raiding parties in the Sinai region, which have been allied with the recent unsuccesful Turkish attack on the canal.