1958: British troops fire upon civilian protesters in Avgorou, Cyprus, killing pregnant mother Loukia Papageorgiou.
1965: Maria Callas appears for the last time in an opera, at Covent Garden in London, in "Tosca" directed by Franco Zefirelli.
1970: Cyprus holds its second parliamentary elections with the abstention of the Turkish Cypriot community.
1994: The European Court declares the importation of products from Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus "illegal and contrary to EU legislation".
1986: Nikos Galis scores a record 53 points as Greece beat Panama 110-81 for the World Basketball Championship in Zaragoza
1992: Nikos Galis leaves Aris Salonica when the club president president Theofilos Mitroudis offers him a coaching post suggesting he should stop his career as a player. Ten days later, Galis moves to Athens.