World War One Diary for Thursday, December 26, 1918:
Baltic States: 2 Royal Navy cruisers and 3 destroyers capture Red destroyers Spartak and Avrotil (until December 27) after chase off Reval, 247 PoWs; ships later given to Estonian Navy.
Western Ukraine: Republic declared.
Lithuania: Voldemar Government resigns, new Prime Minister Slezevicius forms a coalition with Voldemar as foreign minister. Hoffmann diary records Polish offer to hold Vilna vs Reds.
Britain: Wilson arrives in London, met by King at Charing Cross Station.
Rumania: Workers’ Bucharest demonstration dispersed (over 100 killed).