Phantis:Selected anniversaries/June 4
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- 1878: Cyprus Convention: The Ottoman Empire ceded Cyprus to the United Kingdom but retained nominal title.
- 1959: Greece rejected a Soviet note urging that no missile bases be established on Greek soil.
- 1977: Greece released five British plane-spotters, imprisoned for spying, after 10 weeks in jail. (BBC)
- 1993: FYROM rejected Slobodan Milosevic's initiative to settle their dispute with Greece by being known as "Slavic Macedonia"
- Births: Socrates, ancient philosopher (470 BC); Karolos Papoulias, President of the Hellenic Republic (1929); Giourkas Seitaridis, football player (1981)
- Deaths: Dinos Eliopoulos, actor (2001); Sotiris Moustakas, actor (2007)