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- 1768: 500 Greeks set sail from Gibraltar, along with 900 others, to colonise New Smyrna, Florida.
- 1897: The Greek Army, under Brig. Gen. Konstantinos Smolenskis, defeats the Turks at Velestino. This was the only Greek victory in the Greco-Turkish War (1897).
- 1944: Communist resistance group ELAS attack and annihilate EKKA, a republican resistance group. EKKA leader, Dimitrios Psaros, is captured and executed.
- 1957: Archbishop Makarios III receives a hero's welcome in Athens upon his return from the Seychelles where he had been exiled by the British.
- 1961: PM Constantine Karamanlis visits Washington, DC and meets with US President John F. Kennedy.
- 1984: Turkey exchanges ambassadors with the self-proclaimed "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus"
- 1994: Andreas Papandreou is re-elected party leader of PASOK.
- 2001: Marousi win the Saporta Cup after defeating Chalon 74-72. Vangelis Vourtzoumis becomes the first Greek player to win three European basketball trophies with three different clubs: Cup-Winners Cup in 1993 with Aris; Champions' Cup in 1996 with Panathinaikos and Saporta Cup with Marousi in 2001.
- 1944: Dimitrios Psaros, resistance leader
- 1974: Sotiris Spatharis, master of the "shadow theatre" (Karagiozis)
- 1985: Takis Miliadis, comic
- 2003: Yiannis Latsis, shipowner
- 2010: Anna Kalouta, stage and screen actress.
- 2011: Nikos Papazoglou, singer-songwriter, music producer
- 2012: Dimitris Mitropanos, popular singer