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*[[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.
 
*[[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.
 
*[[1936]]: The [[Battleship Georgios Averoff]] carries the remains of [[Queen Olga]], [[King Constantine I]] and [[Queen Sophie]] from Brindisi for reburial in [[Tatoi]], Greece.
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*[[1948]]: The UN General Assembly passes resolution 193, condemning the removal of Greek children to Eastern Bloc countries and demanding their return.
 
*[[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]].
 
*[[1959]]: The [[Democratic Union of Cyprus]] is founded as an alternative to Archbishop [[Makarios III]].
 
*[[1959]]: The [[Democratic Union of Cyprus]] is founded as an alternative to Archbishop [[Makarios III]].
*[[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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*[[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.  
*[[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.
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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.
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*[[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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*[[2019]]: [[Stefanos Tsitsipas]] wins the ATP Finals in London at his debut.
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
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==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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*[[375]]: [[Valentinian I]], [[Byzantine emperor]].
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*[[1924]]: Patriarch [[Gregory VII of Constantinople]]
 
*[[1936]]: [[Alexandros Papanastasiou]], politician, Prime Minister.
 
*[[1936]]: [[Alexandros Papanastasiou]], politician, Prime Minister.
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*[[1940]]: [[Giorgos Vatikis]], footballer - killed in action.
 
*[[1993]]: [[Giorgos Mitsakis]], composer.
 
*[[1993]]: [[Giorgos Mitsakis]], composer.
 
*[[2006]]: [[Ferenc Puskas]], legendary football player and coach.
 
*[[2006]]: [[Ferenc Puskas]], legendary football player and coach.

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