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==Events==
 
==Events==
*[[1918]]: The General Labor Union of Greece (GSEE, ''Greek:[[:el:ΓΣΕΕ|ΓΣΕΕ]]'') is established
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*[[312]]: [[Constantine I (emperor)|Constantine the Great]] enters Rome in triumph after the [[Battle of the Milvian Bridge]].
 
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*[[1918]]: The [[General Labor Union of Greece]] ([[GSEE]], ''Greek:[[:el:ΓΣΕΕ|ΓΣΕΕ]]'') is established
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*[[1956]]: [[Maria Callas]] debuts at the Metropolitan Opera of New York singing Bellini's "Norma".
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*[[1959]]: An [[Olympic Airlines|Olympic Airways]] Douglas Aircraft Company DC-3 crashes near [[Athens]]. All 18 passengers and crew members perish.
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*[[1961]]: [[Constantine Karamanlis]] wins the national elections which - according to the opposition - were rife with violence and corruption.
 
*[[1988]]:The scandal with [[George Koskotas]] surfaces when then Minister of Education, [[Giorgos Papandreou]], accuses [[Olympiakos FC|Olympiakos]]' president of illegal transactions with Merril Lynch
 
*[[1988]]:The scandal with [[George Koskotas]] surfaces when then Minister of Education, [[Giorgos Papandreou]], accuses [[Olympiakos FC|Olympiakos]]' president of illegal transactions with Merril Lynch
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===Sports===
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*[[2008]]: 26-year old footballer, Yiannis Koskiniatis, commits suicide prior to his team's - [[Diagoras Rhodes FC|Diagoras Rhodes]] - Cup game against [[Olympiakos FC|Olympiakos]]. Koskiniatis - who suffered from psychological problems - had been excluded from Diagoras' squad.
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
 
*[[1822]]: [[Thrasivoulos Zaimis]], politician, Prime Minister
 
*[[1822]]: [[Thrasivoulos Zaimis]], politician, Prime Minister
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*[[1943]]: [[Dusan Ivkovic]], [[basketball]] coach.
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*[[1960]]: [[Stathis Pehlivanidis]], Greek-Soviet football player.
 
*[[1969]]: [[Giorgos Donis]], football player and coach.
 
*[[1969]]: [[Giorgos Donis]], football player and coach.
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*[[1969]]: [[Eleni Menegaki]], actress, talk-show presenter
  
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
 
*[[1986]]: [[Mimis Fotopoulos]], actor
 
*[[1986]]: [[Mimis Fotopoulos]], actor
 
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*[[2006]]: [[Maria Kalouta]], actress, singer, performer
  
 
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  • 2008: 26-year old footballer, Yiannis Koskiniatis, commits suicide prior to his team's - Diagoras Rhodes - Cup game against Olympiakos. Koskiniatis - who suffered from psychological problems - had been excluded from Diagoras' squad.

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