7 May 1918
- British troops capture the city of Kirkuk in Iraq
- Victor Turnbull is killed in action in Palestine
- Romania signs a peace treaty with the Central Powers: The Treaty of Bucharest. Dobrudja is ceded to Bulgaria and the Carpathian passes handed over to Austria-Hungary and Germany receives a 90-year lease of Romania’s oil fields. The treaty would be nullified following the surrender of the Central Powers in November 1918.
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