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- 1821: Ayvali is destroyed by Turkish troops.
- 1938: The RHS Vasilissa Olga is launched.
- 1985: Andreas Papandreou is re-elected PM of Greece.
- 1940: Panathinaikos defeat Aris 3-1 at the Leoforos Stadium and lift the Greek Football Cup for the first time. The match is played during wartime, on the eve of the allies’ evacuation of Dunkirk.
- 1963: AEK defeat Iraklis 5-0 for the Greek League. All five goals are scored by Kostas Nestoridis.
- 1970: 43-year-old Ferenc Puskas, the Galloping Major of Real Madrid and national team of Hungary, becomes Panathianikos' coach. Puskas will lead Panathinaikos to the final of the Champions Cup against Ajax at Wembley one year later.
- 1971: Panathinaikos play Ajax Amsterdam in the 1971 European Cup Final. Ajax win 2-0.
- 1990: AEK defeat Olympiakos 3-2 to win the first Greek League Cup.
- 2003: The historic Nikos Goumas Stadium is torn down.
- 2007: Louis Tsatoumas breaks the Greek record in the long jump with a performance of 8.66m.
- 2011: On the fortieth anniversary of the 1971 European Cup final, Panathinaikos and the Hungarian Embassy in Athens jointly announce that a statue of Ferenc Puskas will be erected at Leoforos Alexandras Stadium.
- 2012: Olympiakos defeat Panathinaikos 82-76, in the deciding game of the championship playoffs, to win the A1 League title - their first in 15 years.
- 2013: Katerina Nikolaidou wins the lightweight women's single sculls at the 2013 European Rowing Championships in Seville, Spain.