April 27

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Events

  • 1941: The Germans enter Athens during World War II.
  • 1941: Writer Penelope Delta attempts suicide by taking poison. She will die five days later.
  • 1952: the Cypriot National Assembly ratifies the union of Greece and Cyprus.
  • 1956: A RAF Douglas Dakota is destroyed on the ground by a bomb thought to have been placed by EOKA fighters.
  • 2007: Employment minister Savvas Tsitouridis resigned after weeks of government criticism that followed the discovery that a state pension fund had overpaid € 4.8 million (US$6.4 million) for state bonds.

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