1906

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Events

March

April

  • April 18 (NS): King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra arrive in Athens to attend the 1906 Athens Olympiad.
  • April 22 (NS): The 1906 Athens "Olympiad" commences. This competition was outside the Olympic Games' four-year cycle and was organised in order to revive the Games which were in danger of dying out after the 1904 St Louis circus-like flop.

July

  • July 9: Metropolitan Photius of Korytsa is murdered during the Macedonian Struggle.
  • July 16: A pogrom takes place against the Greeks of Philippoupolis (Plovdiv), Eastern Rumelia. Churches and schools are destroyed.
  • July 30: Bulgarian guerrilas attack and destroy the Greek section of Anchialos, Eastern Rumelia.

August

September

Births

January

February

July

November

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