Germany: First tank unit formed, 113 men with 5 A7Vs (delivered December 8, more units created).
Western Front: 2 Royal Navy Air Service Sopwith Camels fly special night bombing operation against kite balloon shed near Quiery-la-Motte, west of Douai.
Belgium: RNAS Handley Pages bomb Zeebrugge (nights until October 2) but 220 bombs fail to hit lock gates.
Britain: 7 Gotha bombers (1 crash lands in Holland) and 3 Giants dispatched, 3 plus 1 (1 lost to Dover anti-aircraft fire) respectively bomb London, Waterloo Station damaged (127 civilian casualties).
Palestine: ‘The mastery of the air has … passed over to the British’, Turco-Germans estimate Royal Flying Corps strength at 30-40 planes.