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- 1913: The Treaty of Bucharest is concluded ending the Second Balkan War.
- 1920: The Treaty of Sevres is signed creating the "Greece of two continents and five seas".
- 1933: Striking lignite mine workers in Aliveri clash with the police. Six persons are wounded.
- 1987: The Revolutionary Organization 17 November kill 11 US soldiers in a bus at Kavouri. The explosive device used was detonated by remote control.
- 2012: Four armed men rob a branch of Alpha Bank in the town of Naoussa on the island of Paros. In their getaway, they kill 53-year old taxi driver Dimitris Michas who attempted to stop them. The victim was a son-in-law of footballer Mimis Domazos and singer Vicky Moscholiou.
- 1998: 31 year-old trainer Giorgos Loukanidis, son of the legendary Panathinaikos and Doxa Drama striker/midfielder, Takis Loukanidis, dies in a car accident.
- 1956: Phaedon Mattheou scores a personal record of 28 points against Syria (94-75) at Cairo for the pre-olympic tournament. Mattheou will score a total of 529 points in 44 matches with the national basketball team. In this match Vangelis Nikitopoulos will play for the second and last time in his career.
- 2006: Pericles Iakovakis wins gold for Greece - its first gold medal at the European Championships - with an exceptional run in the men's 400m hurdles (48.46 sec).
- 2018: Voula Papachristou wins gold in the triple jump at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin with 14.60 m.
- 1948: Ioannis Kasoulidis, Cypriot politician.
- 1963: Giorgos Plitsis, footballer
- 1987: Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas, poet, Prime Minister