Phantis:Selected anniversaries/April 18
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- 1901: Advocates of Enosis (union with Greece) triumphed in the Cretan elections.
- 1941: Days before Greece capitulated to the Germans, PM Alexandros Korizis committed suicide.
- 1944: Alexandros Svolos replaced Evripidis Bakirtzis as head of the Political Committee of National Liberation (the government of the mountains).
- 1956: Maria Desylla became the first woman elected mayor of a Greek city (Kerkyra).
- 1996: Fanatic Islamists murdered 18 Greek tourists in Cairo, Egypt.
- Births: Queen Frederika of Greece (1917)
- Deaths: Alexandros Korizis, Greek Prime Minister (1941), Menios Koutsogiorgas, politician (1991)