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- 330 BC: Alexander the Great leads a united Greek army into Persepolis.
- 1889: Maria Vetsera, a 17-year old baroness of Greek descent, commits suicide with her lover, Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria-Hungary.
- 1923: Greece and Turkey sign the agreement to exchange populations. The Greeks of Constantinople and the Turks and other Muslims of Western Thrace are excluded from this mandatory exchange.
- 1925: Patriarch Constantine VI of Constantinople is deported by the Turkish government.
- 1929: Greek women acquire the right to vote.
- 1995: Greek archaeologist, Lena Souvlatzi, announces in Egypt that she has discovered the tomb of Alexander the Great.
- 1911: Anorthosis Famagusta FC is founded.
- 1968: Junta-appointed Secretary General of Athletics, Lt. Col. Kostas Aslanidis, blasts corruption in football in a speech in Thessaloniki. He alleges that Panathinaikos fixed games, that footballers Tzekos Ballarinis and Kostas Vallianos threw games for money and that several referees and linesmen had been paid off.
- 2010: Aphrodite Skafida breaks the Greek women's indoor record in the pole vault with 4.41m.
- Today is Three Hierarchs Day, a feast day for Greek schools. It honours the memory of: