Turkey: Death of Sultan Mohammed V aged 73 at Yildiz, brother Mohammed VI succeeds.
Allied Supreme War Council approve Northern Russia intervention with 1,200 more British troops and French colonial battalion (Allied-Murmansk Soviet defence agreement on July 7).
Britain: First Sopwith ‘Cuckoo’ torpedo plane delivered to Torpedo Aeroplane School, Scotland for operational training.
Western Front: Hermann Goering takes command of JG1 (at ex-French airfield of Beugneaux, southeast of Soissons, since July 1) with Udet as his aide after commander Reinhard dies in crash. Mannock takes over No 85 Squadron despite flu attack during leave.