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- 917: The Byzantine army is defeated by the Bulgars at the The Battle of Anchialus.
- 1823: Cretans battle with Turks at Amourgeles during the Greek War of Independence.
- 1948: Democratic Army of Greece commander, Giorgos Yiannoulis, is executed during the Greek Civil War.
- 1965: Elias Tsirimokos is asked to form a government after Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas failed to get a vote of confidence in Parliament.
- 2018: Greece successfully completes the eight-year bailout program imposed by its lenders.
- 2003: The president of Panellinios GC Minos Kiriakou becomes the first Greek to be elected in the IAAF Council
- 2009: Eleni Artymata becomes the first Cypriot woman to qualify for the finals of the World Championships in athletics. She did so in the 200m with a time of 22.64 - a new Cypriot record.