Britain: Electoral Reform Act passed, 6 million WOMEN OVER 30 RECEIVE VOTE, Commons enlarged by 37 members to 707.
Rumania: Mackensen 4-day peace talks ultimatum to Rumania. Rumanian Prime Minister Bratianu resigns, General Averescu forms new Cabinet on February 9.
Russia: German language Red broadcast from Tsarkoe Selo calls for military revolt and Kaiser’s murder.
Western Front: First US Royal Flying Corps squadron (No 17) arrives (left Texas December 19, 1917), 9 more follow until March.