26 Apr 1915
  • British Second Lieutenant W. B. Moorhouse RFC was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross after his B.E.2c was shot down during a raid over Courtrai, Belgium. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Italy declared war on Austria-Hungary but not Germany. ww2dbase [AC]
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