SURRENDER OF GERMAN FLEET TO GRAND FLEET off Firth of Forth; 9 battleships, 5 battlecruisers, 7 cruisers, and 49 destroyers escorted in (taken to Scapa Flow on November 24).
USA: Wilson signs Wartime Prohibition Act, forbids liquor manufacture from May 1 and sale from June 30, 1919. McAdoo resigns as Treasury Secretary and Railway Director-General.
Britain: Food Controller Klynes resigns due to Labour Party policy. Termination of War Act empowers King-in-Council to fix official dates. Munitions Act 1919 empowers Minister to divert production to peace purposes (November 11 wages to be paid for 6 months).
Belgium: War Minister General de Ceuninck resigns, Masson succeeds. King appoints Adolphe Max as minister of state.