Great War Diary for Saturday, October 7, 1916:
Battle of the Somme: Franco-British attack at 1345 hours on AlbertBapaume road. British advance 1,000 yards and 23rd Division recaptures Le Sars; 5 divisions in attacks on Butte de Warlencourt (until November 5). French advance northeast of Morval and threaten Sailly (gains there on October 8, fighting in village October 16-17).
Turkey: Provisional Law of Agricultural Service promulgated.