August 25

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Events

  • 1829: Richard Church resigns as Commander in Chief of Greek revolutionary forces.
  • 1898: 700 Greeks and 15 Britons are slain by Turkish irregulars at Heraklio, Crete.
  • 1972: Vasilis Lymperis' death sentence is carried out; Vasilis Lymperis is the last person to be executed in Greece.
  • 1993: Vandals destroy the Greek cemetery of Neochori in Istanbul.

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