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- 1848: An attempt is made on the life of Konstantinos Mousouros, Ottoman Ambassador to Greece.
- 1910: 25 men and women farmers are indicted for the bloody events of March 6 at Kileler.
- 1941: King George II and the Greek Government flee to Crete as the Germans march towards Athens.
- 1944: The revolt of Greek leftist troops in Alexandria is put down by force.
- 1956: EOKA fighter, Iakovos Patatsos, is arrested in Lefkosia for the murder of PC Nihat Basif.
- 1979: Nikos Sampson is temporarilly released from prison for health reasons.
- 2003: Greek Cypriots are allowed to visit the occupied North for the first time since 1974. Turkish Cypriots are allowed to visit the South.
- 1923: Aris defeat YMCA of Thessaloniki 5-0 to win the 1st Football Championship of Thessaloniki.
- 1930: Aris defeat YMCA of Thessaloniki 32-22 and win their first basketball championship.
- 1948: Greece play their first post-WW II football game and lose 1-3 to Turkey at Leoforos Alexandras Stadium.
- 1967: Melina Kanakaredes, Greek-American actress.
- 1978: Kofi Amponsah, footballer.
- 1827: Georgios Karaiskakis, hero of the Greek Revolution
- 1998: Constantine Karamanlis, Greek politician
- Saint George (traditional; should the day fall within Holy Lent, it is celebrated on Easter Monday)