Russia: Lenin receives diplomatic corps, speaks at departure of ‘first volunteers of the Socialist army’ and escapes shots fired at his car.
North Sea: German destroyer raid on Gt Yarmouth (12 casualties including 3 military). Harwich Force (Tyrwhitt promoted Rear-Admiral today above 48 captains) sails within 90 minutes of shelling starting but unable to intercept until January 15.
Germany: 12 DH4s of No 55 Squadron Royal Flying Corps damage workshops at Karlsruhe in daylight raid.
Britain: Geddes introduces Manpower Bill to reassembled Commons, 420,000-450,000 men needed immediately.
France: Ex-Prime Minister Caillaux arrested on treason charge of ‘peace intrigue’ with Germans during 1915 Argentina visit. Convicted on lesser grounds February 1920 and soon released.