Phantis:Selected anniversaries/May 23
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- 1910: A hail storm in Domokos, Phthiotis prefecture, caused over 1,000,000 drachmas of damages (a considerable amount in those days).
- 1973: The Greek military vessel "Velos" sailed to Italy where its crew sought political asylum from the military Junta that ruled Greece.
- 2006: Two F-16 fighter jets, one Greek and the other Turkish, collided in mid-air over international waters in the southern Aegean Sea. The Greek airman (Costas Eliakis) went missing despite a major rescue effort.
- Births: Antonis Samaras, politician (1951)
- Deaths: Panayiotis Toundas, Rebetiko composer (1942), Kostas Davourlis, football player (1992)