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- 1913: The Second Balkan War breaks out as Bulgaria attacks Serbia and Greece - her allies in the First Balkan War.
- 1945: Aris Velouchiotis blows himself up with a hand grenade to avoid arrest. The former EAM leader had been denounced by the Greek Communist Party and was wanted by both royalists and communists.
- 1955: Stylianos Lenas and Markos Drakos unsuccessfully attempt to assassinate Cyprus governor Robert Armitage.
- 1963: King Paul of Greece appoints Panagiotis Pipinelis as Prime Minster following Constantine Karamanlis' resignation
- 1979: Maroula Lambrou breaks the Greek women's record in the long jump with a jump of 6.64m.
- 1996: The Greek Athletics Championships celebrates 100 years at OAKA Stadium. Five new records are set: Niki Bakogianni (1.97m in high jump), Olga Vasdeki (14.48m in triple jump), Alexandros Papadimitriou (77.84m in the hammer throw), Stelios Bisbas (13.61 in 110m hurdles) and Katerina Koffa (22.66 in 200m)
- 2004: Greece draws with Spain 1-1 (Angelos Charisteas) in their second game for Euro 2004.
- 2005: For the first time ever in its history, the Greek football team participates in the Confederations Cup held in Germany as the European Champion. Greece faces Brazil in its first match and loses 3-0.
- 2007: Irene Kokkinariou breaks the Greek women's record for the 3000m steeplechase with 9:42.97.
- 2012: Greece stun heavily-favoured Russia 1-0 (45+2' Karagounis) to qualify for the quarter-finals of Euro 2012.
- 1952: Giorgos Papandreou, PASOK chairman
- 1969: Stavros Tsitouras, pole vaulter
- 1973: Nikos Machlas, football player, Europe's top scorer in 1997-98 season.