1991

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Events

January

  • January 13: The AEK- Olympiakos derby is interrupted five minutes before the end (1-2) when violent riots break out. Outside the Nea Philadelphia stadium a young fan is killed from a fire cracker. The match is repeated in Rhodes one month later and AEK win by 1-0 (Batista).

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

  • August 2: The daily sports journal Ora gia Sport is first published. The Sebos family is the publisher after their withdrawal from Athlitiki Iho.
  • August 4: Greek-owned ship, MTS Oceanos, sinks off the coast of Durban, S. Africa. Its captain and crew are heavily criticised for abandoning the ship before any passengers were rescued.

September

October

November

December

  • December 28: First All-Star basketball game in Greece. A team of Greek players faces a team of foreigners playing in the Greek championship. A dunk by John Hutson thrashes the board.

Deaths

January

February

April

August

October

November

Births

June