On This Day - 6 October 1915
Theatre definitions: Western Front comprises the Franco-German-Belgian front and any military action in Great Britain, Switzerland, Scandinavia and Holland. Eastern Front comprises the German-Russian, Austro-Russian and Austro-Romanian fronts. Southern Front comprises the Austro-Italian and Balkan (including Bulgaro-Romanian) fronts, and Dardanelles. Asiatic and Egyptian Theatres comprises Egypt, Tripoli, the Sudan, Asia Minor (including Transcaucasia), Arabia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Persia, Afghanistan, Turkestan, China, India, etc. Naval and Overseas Operations comprises operations on the seas (except where carried out in combination with troops on land) and in Colonial and Overseas theatres, America, etc. Political, etc. comprises political and internal events in all countries, including Notes, speeches, diplomatic, financial, economic and domestic matters. Source: Chronology of the War (1914-18, London; copyright expired)
French carry Tahure and the Butte (Hill 192) (Champagne).
Heavy fighting Dvina front and in Lakes district; Romanians fortifying Giurgevo (Ruschuk).
Austrians attack Belgrade forts.
Naval and Overseas Operations
Reports of valuable Belgian co-operation in Cameroons, beginning on Sanga in October 1914.
Armenian massacres discussed, House of Lords; 80,000 reported killed since May, with connivance.