Phantis:Selected anniversaries/May

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May 1

Recent days: April 30 - April 29


May 2

Recent days: May 1 - April 30


May 3

Recent days: May 2 - May 1


May 4

Recent days: May 3 - May 2


May 5

Recent days: May 4 - May 3


May 6

Recent days: May 5 - May 4


May 7

Recent days: May 6 - May 5


May 8

Recent days: May 7 - May 6


May 9

Recent days: May 8 - May 7


May 10

Recent days: May 9 - May 8


May 11

Recent days: May 10 - May 9


May 12

Recent days: May 11 - May 10


May 13

Recent days: May 12 - May 11


May 14

  • 1854: French and British war ships blockaded Piraeus harbour during the Crimean War. Their crews spread a cholera epidemic that decimated the population of the greater Athens area.
  • 1921: Serious disorders in Egypt cost the lives of 50 persons as natives attacked Greek expatriates.
  • 1962: Princess Sofia of Greece married future King Juan Carlos de Borbon of Spain.
  • Deaths: Despina Achladiotou, Greek folk heroine better known as "the Lady of Ro" (1982)

Recent days: May 13 - May 12


May 15

Recent days: May 14 - May 13


May 16

Recent days: May 15 - May 14


May 17

Recent days: May 16 - May 15


May 18

Recent days: May 17 - May 16


May 19

  • 1919: The second phase of the Pontian genocide began as Mustafa Kemal Pasha landed in Samsun.
  • 1996: Olympiakos humbled Panathinaikos 73-38 and were crowned basketball champions of Greece. The point differential was the largest recorded in basketball playoff history.

Recent days: May 18 - May 17


May 20

Recent days: May 19 - May 18


May 21

Recent days: May 20 - May 19


May 22

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May 23

Recent days: May 22 - May 21


May 24

Recent days: May 23 - May 22


May 25

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May 26

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May 27

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May 28

Recent days: May 27 - May 26


May 29

Recent days: May 28 - May 27


May 30

Recent days: May 29 - May 28


May 31

Recent days: May 30 - May 29