|German aircraft deployed on the Western Front
The German Fokker comes into service on the Western Front, able to fire forward through the propeller German air superiority is achieved.
|Music Hall in Norwich
High Class Vaudeville entertainment comes to the Theatre Royal in Norwich as it changes name to ‘The Empire Music Hall’.
|Execution of Edith Cavell
Norfolk-born nurse Edith Cavell is executed by the Germans in Brussels as a spy and for aiding escaped Allied prisoners.
|New Social Housing
The master of the rolls declared open for occupation a block of residential flats in Recorder Road, Norwich. Built by Miss Ethel M. Colman and Miss Helen C. Colman, in memory of the Right Honourable James Stuart, they were built as social housing with low rents.