- 1914: Louis Tikas, Greek-American labor organizer, was slain in the "Ludlow Massacre"
- 1946: Stelios Kyriakidis won the Boston Marathon with a record-breaking time of 2hr 29m 27s."
- 1961: Father Kosmas Aitolos was proclaimed a saint by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- 2000: Panathinaikos defeated Maccabi 73-67 and won the Euroleague for the second time in their history.
- Births: Yiannis Gaitatzis, football player (1944).
- Deaths: Louis Tikas, Greek-American labour organiser (1914), Manolis Triantafyllidis, linguistic expert and Demotic language advocate (1959), Timos Perlegas, actor (1993), Nikos Rizos, actor (1999)
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