|Battle of the Marne
French and British forces stop the German advance through Northern France only a short distance from Paris.
|Belgian Refugees Arrive in Norwich
Catholic refugees from Belgium arrived at Thorpe Station following an appeal to Norfolk residents to provide accommodation to refugees.
|First Air Raid Carried Out by the UK
British planes carry out an attack on airship sheds in Cologne and Dusseldorf.
|Children’s Gifts to the Front Line.
The children of Thorpe Hamlet Girls’ School have sent 220 packets of cigarettes and boxes of matches to the troops in France.