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Events

January

  • January 22: A decision to establish an agrarian bank to aid the farmers is made by the Greek government.
  • January 23: The Greek Government publishes the law that adopts the Gregorian Calendar.
  • January 30: Greece and Turkey sign the agreement to exchange populations. The Greeks of Constantinople and the Turks and other Muslims of Western Thrace are excluded from this mandatory exchange.

February

March

April

July

August

  • August 1: A powerful earthquake (6.6 on the Richter scale) strikes Crete.
  • August 30: Italian forces bombard and occupy Corfu in retaliation for the death of kidnapped Italian General Enrico Tellini by bandits. 20 Greeks die in the bombardment.

September

  • September 20: Patriarch Meletius IV resigns the Ecumenical throne amid growing political pressure.
  • September 27: The Italian forces that had occupied Corfu evacuate the island. Greece is forced to pay an indemnity to the Italian government.

October

November

December

Births

March

September

October

December

Deaths