~ in Trikala, Greece – Vassilis Tsitsanis – songwriter and bouzouki player. “One of the leading Greek composers of his time and widely regarded as one of the founders of modern Rebetika” [Wikipedia].
~ Also, in Poznan, Poland – Kazimierz Wichniarz, actor.
War from the air: After dark, two German zeppelins successfully bomb the towns of Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn on England’s east coast, returning undamaged to their base near Hamburg [Burg & Purcell].
War at Sea: His (British) Majesty’s submarine E10 sinks in the North Sea.
Asia-Pacific: In what “westerners” call “the Far East”, the Japanese government issues its “twenty-one demands” to the Republican government of China in an attempt to build on its gains in Manchuria and Northern China during the first sino-Japanese war (1894-95) and the Russo-Japanese war (1904-05).
Railway accident: In Colima-Guadalajara Mexico, a train crash kills around 600 people.
(some sources place this event a day or two later).