Today is the day of commemoration of the Pontus massacre in Greece.
- 1919: The second phase of the Pontian genocide begins as Mustafa Kemal Pasha lands in Samsun.
- 1991: Cyprus holds its seventh parliamentary elections.
- 1996: Olympiakos humble Panathinaikos 73-38 and are crowned basketball champions of Greece. The point differential was the largest recorded in basketball playoff history.
- 2008: Sotiris Ninis becomes the youngest player to score a goal for the National Football Team in a 2-0 win over Cyprus