6 December 1916
- Bucharest, capital of Romania, falls to the Austro-Germans. This effectively ends Romanian resistance to the Austro-German invasion and places the country’s entire agricultural and industrial resources, including the Ploesti oil fields, in German hands.
- German troops on the Western Front gain a footing on Hill 304 at Verdun
- Eleftherios Venizelos’ Provisional Greek Government at Salonika denounces the Royalist Government at Athens as unrepresentative
- British soldiers repel German attacks on Kibata in East Africa
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