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- 1922: King Constantine I abdicates the throne.
- 1923: The Italian forces that had occupied Corfu evacuate the island. Greece is forced to pay an indemnity to the Italian government.
- 1932: A major earthquake (7.0 on the Richter scale) strikes Chalkidiki. 161 persons are killed.
- 1941: The resistance movement EAM (National Liberation Front) is founded by several leftist groups.
- 1953: The first Soviet Ambassador takes up his post in Athens.
- 1936: Christos Mantikas breaks the Greek record for the 400m: 50.1
- 1972: Olympiakos defeat Cagliari 1-0 in Italy and advance to the next round of the UEFA Cup.
- 2000: Anastasia Kelesidou wins silver at the Sydney Olympiad in the discus throw.
- 2000: Michalis Mouroutsos wins gold at the Sydney Olympiad in Tae kwon-do.