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- 1931: PM Eleftherios Venizelos recalls Consul General Alexis Kyrou from Cyprus. The Greek consul had shown open support to the Cypriots protesting against British rule.
- 1932: Eleftherios Venizelos' governing political party loses elections.
- 1940: Greek warships "Psara" and "Spetses" bombard Italian positions in Albania.
- 1940: British forces land in Crete.
- 1948: The last entry in Greek armored cruiser Georgios Averof's log reads: «Συνήθης εν όρμω υπηρεσία. Κινήσεις συμφώνως τω πίνακι. Εκτακτον ουδέν»
- 1967: Rauf Denktash is arrested after having entered Cyprus illegally.
- 1972: Dowry offered for officer weddings is no longer endorsed
- 1927: The Hellenic Football Federation suspends the clubs of Olympiakos, Panathinaikos and AEK.
- 1960: Olympiakos centre back, Mimis Stefanakos, weds actress Martha Karayianni.
- 2009: PAOK defeat Aris 83-48. The 35-point difference is the greatest ever recorded in encounters between the two Thessaloniki clubs.
- 1888: Napoleon Lapathiotis, poet
- 1939: Yiannis Kalamitsis, theatrical playwriter, reporter and radio producer
- 1943: Aristotelis Pavlidis, politician
- 1973: Grigoris Georgatos, footballer
- 1448: John VIII Palaeologus, next-to-last Byzantine emperor.
- 1860: Thomas Cochrane, admiral during the Greek Revolution.
- 1985: Nikos Engonopoulos, painter and poet
- 1985: Anton Christoforidis, boxer
- 2002: Michail Stasinopoulos, politician, President of Greece
- 2005: Thanasis Giannousis, politician, Thessaloniki mayor
- 2005: Dionysis Livanos, politician, Minister of Tourism and EU Parliamentarian