22 February 1916
- Day 560 of the war
- The Battle of Verdun continues; German forces advance 5km, taking Bois d’Haumon and Beaumont, but failing at Brabant
- Lieutenant-General Sir George Henry Fowke is appointed Adjutant-General of the British Expeditionary Force in France, taking over from Lieutenant-General Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, who is appointed Adjutant-General of the Home Forces in Great Britain.
- Japanese warships arrive in the Mediterranean Sea to assist Allied naval operations
- General Alexei Nikolayevich Kuropatkin is appointed Command-in-Chief of the Russian Army on the Northern front
This entry was posted on February 22nd, 2016.