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- 1921: The Second Battle of Inonu commences.
- 1979: An earthquake in Elis prefecture causes considerable damage.
- 1987: The Armed Forces of Greece are placed on high alert after a series of hostile remarks by Turkish PM Turgut Ozal and the stated intention of his government to send ships into Greek territorial waters in search of petroleum.
- 2001: The newly-built Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport begins operations.
- 1999: Coach Anghel Iordanescu quits after Greece lose to Norway 2-0 at OAKA Stadium. The defeat was the Greek side's first home loss in 8 years.
- 1942: Aristides Loumidis, industrialist.
- 1955: Lefteris Pantazis, singer.
- 1966: Zarko Paspalj, basketball player.
- 1974: George Koumantarakis, Greek-South African footballer.