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- 727: A rebelious fleet of vessels from mainland Greece, led by Agallianus, is destroyed by a fleet loyal to Byzantine emperor Leo III. The rebellion occurred as aresult of the emperor's iconoclast views.
- 1878: British diplomats secure a ceasefire between the Greek rebels of Thessaly, Epirus and Macedonia on the one hand and the Turkish Army on the other.
- 1901: Advocates of Enosis (union with Greece) triumph in the Cretan elections.
- 1903: Bulgarian agents detonate bombs throughout Thessaloniki.
- 1906: King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra arrive in Athens to attend the 1906 Athens Olympiad.
- 1941: Days before Greece capitulates to the Germans, PM Alexandros Korizis commits suicide.
- 1944: Alexandros Svolos replaces Evripidis Bakirtzis as head of the Political Committee of National Liberation (the government of the mountains).
- 1946: Konstantinos Tsaldaris forms a government.
- 1956: Maria Desylla becomes the first woman elected mayor of a Greek city (Kerkyra).
- 1991: Agamemnon Koutsogiorgas dies as a result of a stroke he suffered during the George Koskotas trial.
- 1996: Fanatic Islamists murder 18 Greek tourists in Cairo, Egypt.
- 2001: AEK hand former basketball "emperor" Aris their worst defeat ever 110-56.
- 2006: Vassilis Kontovazenitis becomes the 15th President of EPAE, taking over leadership from Alexandros Lykourezos
- 2011: SKODA Xanthi international footballer, Olubayo Adefemi, is killed in a traffic accident on the Egnatia motorway.
- 1917: Queen Frederika of Greece.
- 1970: Tatiana Stefanidou, television hostess
- 1984: Dimitris Gravalos, athlete (400m)