Belgian Jan Olieslagers, flying a Nieuport 10 named le Demon (“The Demon”), forces a German Aviatik C.I down, becoming the first Belgian pilot to score an aerial victory.

Chief of the German General Staff General Erich von Falkenhayn issues a statement pointing out that German Army airships are restricted to bombing London ’​s docks and harbor works and are prohibited from attacking the central City of London. This policy is probably in fear of large-scale British retaliatory raids for German airship raids against London and resentful of German Navy publicity about the achievements of naval airships in bombing the city,