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==Events==
 
==Events==
 
===January===
 
===January===
*[[January 3]]: The 5-day work week is established for the public sector in [[Greece]].
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*[[January 3]]: The 5-day work week is established for the public sector in [[Greece]].
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*[[January 16]]: MAT (Greek Riot Squad) Deputy Director, Pantelis Petrou, is assassinated in [[Pangrati]] by the [[Revolutionary Organization 17 November]].
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===February===
 
===February===
 
*[[February 3]]: [[Stelios Manolas]] debuts in the [[Alpha Ethniki]] in the match [[Kastoria FC|Kastoria]] - [[AEK FC|AEK]] 1-1. The AEK defender will end his career 18 years later.
 
*[[February 3]]: [[Stelios Manolas]] debuts in the [[Alpha Ethniki]] in the match [[Kastoria FC|Kastoria]] - [[AEK FC|AEK]] 1-1. The AEK defender will end his career 18 years later.
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===May===
 
===May===
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*[[May 5]]: [[Constantine Karamanlis]] is elected President of Greece.
 
*[[May 6]]:  [[Nikos Galis]] makes his debut with the [[National Basketball Team|Greek National Basketball Team]] in a game against Sweden (71-79)
 
*[[May 6]]:  [[Nikos Galis]] makes his debut with the [[National Basketball Team|Greek National Basketball Team]] in a game against Sweden (71-79)
*[[May 26]]: [[Kastoria FC|Kastoria]] win the [[Greek Soccer Cup]] after beating [[Iraklis FC|Iraklis]] 5-2 in [[Nea Philadelphia Stadium]] (Tsironis 3, Simaioforidis and Dintsikos)
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*[[May 8]]: [[George Rallis]] is elected [[New Democracy]] party leader and Prime Minister, replacing [[Constantine Karamanlis]] who was elected President.
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*[[May 26]]: [[Kastoria FC|Kastoria]] win the [[Greek Soccer Cup]] after beating [[Iraklis FC|Iraklis]] 5-2 in [[Nea Philadelphia Stadium]] (Tsironis 3, [[Lakis Simaioforidis|Simaioforidis]] and [[Yiannis Dintsikos|Dintsikos]])
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===June===
 
===June===
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*[[June 3]]: Unidentified bombers destroy mega-stores Klaoudatos and Athene in Athens.
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*[[June 9]]: [[Archbishop Iakovos]] receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest honour that the US bestowes on a civilian - from President Jimmy Carter.
 
*[[June 11]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] participate for the first time in the final phase of a major [[football (soccer)|football]] tournament. They lose 1-0 to Holland in their opening match of [[Euro 1980]], after East German referee Prokop inexplicably awards the Dutch a penalty when forward Naninga charges and injures Greek keeper [[Vasilis Konstantinou]].
 
*[[June 11]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] participate for the first time in the final phase of a major [[football (soccer)|football]] tournament. They lose 1-0 to Holland in their opening match of [[Euro 1980]], after East German referee Prokop inexplicably awards the Dutch a penalty when forward Naninga charges and injures Greek keeper [[Vasilis Konstantinou]].
*[[June 14]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] lose to Czechoslovakia 3-1 in the finals of [[Euro 1980]].
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*[[June 14]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] lose to Czechoslovakia 3-1 in the finals of [[Euro 1980]]. [[Nikos Anastopoulos]] is the first Greek ever to score at a final tournament.
 
*[[June 17]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] draw W. Germany 0-0 in the finals of [[Euro 1980]].
 
*[[June 17]]: [[National Football Team|Greece]] draw W. Germany 0-0 in the finals of [[Euro 1980]].
  
 
===July===
 
===July===
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*[[July 7]]: Unidentified bombers destroy mega-stores Lampropoulos in [[Piraeus]] and Dragonas in Athens.
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*[[July 9]]: A powerful earthquake (6.5 on the Richter scale) strikes [[Almyros]] and the [[Volos]] area, destroying more than 5,000 buildings.
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*[[July 22]]: Wrestler [[Stelios Migiakis]] wins gold at the Olympic Games of Moscow.
 
*[[July 31]]: Turkish diplomat Galip Osman is assassinated along with his daughter in [[Pangrati]], [[Athens]].
 
*[[July 31]]: Turkish diplomat Galip Osman is assassinated along with his daughter in [[Pangrati]], [[Athens]].
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===August===
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*[[August 9]]: 13 people die in the heatwave that strikes Greece.
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===September===
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*[[September 14]]: The Greek Ministry of Education announces the abolition of entrance exams from Primary into Secondary schools.
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*[[September 18]]: [[Kleanthis Ierissiotis]] breaks the Greek record in the [[Hammer throw]] with 73.00m.
  
 
===October===
 
===October===
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===November===
 
===November===
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*[[November 2]]: An unofficial Greek record is established in the match between [[Aris FC]] and [[OFI FC|OFI]] as the players of the two clubs hit the woodwork a total of 8 times!
 
*[[November 4]]: The five day work week is established
 
*[[November 4]]: The five day work week is established
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===December===
 
===December===
 
*[[December 19]]:  Unidentified bombers destroy mega-stores Katrantzos and Mignon in [[Athens]].
 
*[[December 19]]:  Unidentified bombers destroy mega-stores Katrantzos and Mignon in [[Athens]].
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*[[January 25]]: [[Stathis Tavlaridis]], footballer
 
*[[January 25]]: [[Stathis Tavlaridis]], footballer
 
===February===
 
===February===
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*[[February 3]]: [[Giorgos Doupis]], athlete ([[400m]])
 
*[[February 9]]: [[Angelos Charisteas]], footballer
 
*[[February 9]]: [[Angelos Charisteas]], footballer
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*[[February 29]]: [[Michalis Mouroutsos]], Tae Kwon Do athlete
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===April===
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*[[April 9]]: [[Luciano Galletti]], footballer
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===May===
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*[[May 6]]: [[Dimitris Diamantidis]], [[basketball]] player
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*[[May 23]]: [[Theofanis Gekas]], footballer
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===June===
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*[[June 3]]: [[Lazaros Papadopoulos (basketball)|Lazaros Papadopoulos]] [[basketball]] player
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===August===
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*[[August 15]]: [[Michael Katsidis]], [[Greek-Australian]] boxer.
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*[[August 26]]: [[Manolis Papamakarios]], [[basketball]] player
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===November===
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*[[November 29]]: [[Elias Kasidiaris]], [[Golden Dawn]] spokesman
  
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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*[[February 8]]: [[Nikos Xylouris]], [[Crete|Cretan]] singer.
 
*[[February 8]]: [[Nikos Xylouris]], [[Crete|Cretan]] singer.
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*[[February 12]]:  [[Georgia Vasiliadou]], stage and screen actress
 
*[[February 24]]: [[Giorgos Andrianopoulos]] football player and [[Piraeus]] mayor.
 
*[[February 24]]: [[Giorgos Andrianopoulos]] football player and [[Piraeus]] mayor.
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===March===
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*[[March 23]]: [[Alekos Livaditis]], actor.
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===June===
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*[[June 22]]: [[Mitsos Partsalidis]], communist politician
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===August===
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*[[August 28]]: [[Voula Palla]], singer.
  
 
===October===
 
===October===
 
*[[October 15]]: [[Apostolos Nikolaidis]], former athlete and president of [[SEGAS]] and [[Panathinaikos FC|Panathinaikos]].
 
*[[October 15]]: [[Apostolos Nikolaidis]], former athlete and president of [[SEGAS]] and [[Panathinaikos FC|Panathinaikos]].
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*[[October 25]]: [[Nasos Botsis]], owner and publisher of [[Apogevmatini]] and [[Acropolis (newspaper)|Acropolis]] newspapers
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===December===
 
===December===
 
*[[December 2]]: [[Roza Eskenazi]], [[rebetiko]] singer
 
*[[December 2]]: [[Roza Eskenazi]], [[rebetiko]] singer

Latest revision as of 14:30, November 4, 2017

Events

January

February

April

May

June

  • June 3: Unidentified bombers destroy mega-stores Klaoudatos and Athene in Athens.
  • June 9: Archbishop Iakovos receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest honour that the US bestowes on a civilian - from President Jimmy Carter.
  • June 11: Greece participate for the first time in the final phase of a major football tournament. They lose 1-0 to Holland in their opening match of Euro 1980, after East German referee Prokop inexplicably awards the Dutch a penalty when forward Naninga charges and injures Greek keeper Vasilis Konstantinou.
  • June 14: Greece lose to Czechoslovakia 3-1 in the finals of Euro 1980. Nikos Anastopoulos is the first Greek ever to score at a final tournament.
  • June 17: Greece draw W. Germany 0-0 in the finals of Euro 1980.

July

  • July 7: Unidentified bombers destroy mega-stores Lampropoulos in Piraeus and Dragonas in Athens.
  • July 9: A powerful earthquake (6.5 on the Richter scale) strikes Almyros and the Volos area, destroying more than 5,000 buildings.
  • July 22: Wrestler Stelios Migiakis wins gold at the Olympic Games of Moscow.
  • July 31: Turkish diplomat Galip Osman is assassinated along with his daughter in Pangrati, Athens.

August

  • August 9: 13 people die in the heatwave that strikes Greece.

September

October

  • October 15: Greece defeat Denmark 1-0 in Copenhagen thanks to a goal by Dinos Kouis. The man of the match is Greek goalkeeper Nikos Sarganis who preserves the victory and earns the nickname "phantom" from the Danish press.
  • October 19: Greece returns to the military branch of NATO.

November

  • November 2: An unofficial Greek record is established in the match between Aris FC and OFI as the players of the two clubs hit the woodwork a total of 8 times!
  • November 4: The five day work week is established

December

  • December 19: Unidentified bombers destroy mega-stores Katrantzos and Mignon in Athens.

Births

January

February

April

May

June

August

November

Deaths

February

March

June

August

October

December