Western Front – First successful night aircraft vs aircraft combat: Germans Peter and Frohwein in DFW CV destroy 2 French bombers on landing approach to Malzeville (night February 11-12).
East Africa: Kraut attacks British outposts at Johannesbruecke and Nyamasi on Songea-Lake Nyasa supply line to cover his retreat towards Portuguese frontier.
Ethiopia: Judith (Zawditu) crowned Empress in Addis Ababa (Central Powers represents not invited).
Germany: Government attempts to re-open talks with USA via Swiss Minister. Wilson declines on February 13 unless February 1 (unrestricted U-boat warfare) measure lifted.
France: Prince Sixtus meets Jules Cambon for Austrian peace offer and returns to Switzerland, meeting Emperor’s envoy Cont Erdody at Neuchatel (February 13 and 21).