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*[[1968]]: [[Alekos Panagoulis]] is sentenced to death for his attempt to assassinate dictator [[George Papadopoulos]].
 
*[[1968]]: [[Alekos Panagoulis]] is sentenced to death for his attempt to assassinate dictator [[George Papadopoulos]].
 
*[[1973]]: Tanks tear down the gates of the Polytechnic Institute in [[Athens]] ending the student protests against the [[Junta|military government]] of Greece. 16 students die during the confrontation.  
 
*[[1973]]: Tanks tear down the gates of the Polytechnic Institute in [[Athens]] ending the student protests against the [[Junta|military government]] of Greece. 16 students die during the confrontation.  
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*[[1985]]: 15-year old Michalis Kaltezas is shot dead by Police officer Athanasios Melistas during rioting marking the 12th anniversary of the attack on the Athens Polytechnic Institute.
 
*[[1989]]: Riots take place in [[Athens]] on the 16th anniversary of the attack on the Athens Polytechnic Institute: One student is killed and dozens are injured as protesters sought to march on the embassy of the USA.
 
*[[1989]]: Riots take place in [[Athens]] on the 16th anniversary of the attack on the Athens Polytechnic Institute: One student is killed and dozens are injured as protesters sought to march on the embassy of the USA.
  

Revision as of 13:01, January 11, 2007

Events

  • 1919: King Alexander marries Aspasia Manou - a commoner - in secrecy, in Athens. The priest who performed the ceremony left immediately afterwards, refusing to accept the gift offered him by the couple.
  • 1936: The Battleship Georgios Averoff carries the remains of Queen Olga, King Constantine I and Queen Sophie from Brindisi for reburial in Tatoi, Greece.
  • 1968: Alekos Panagoulis is sentenced to death for his attempt to assassinate dictator George Papadopoulos.
  • 1973: Tanks tear down the gates of the Polytechnic Institute in Athens ending the student protests against the military government of Greece. 16 students die during the confrontation.
  • 1985: 15-year old Michalis Kaltezas is shot dead by Police officer Athanasios Melistas during rioting marking the 12th anniversary of the attack on the Athens Polytechnic Institute.
  • 1989: Riots take place in Athens on the 16th anniversary of the attack on the Athens Polytechnic Institute: One student is killed and dozens are injured as protesters sought to march on the embassy of the USA.

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