Phantis:Selected anniversaries/June 8

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June 8

  • 1930: A Breguet Bre 19, appropriately adapted and named "Hellas", with pilot 1st lieutenet Evangelos Papadakis and observer Colonel Christos Adamides on board, took off from Tatoi and flew around the Mediterranean sea in 20 days covering a distance of 12,000 Km.
  • 1933: Eleftherios Venizelos is interviewed by the police concerning the assassination attempt against his life. He accuses the government and especially Interior Minister, Ioannis Rallis, as responsible.
  • 1952: 400 Greek troops depart for Korea.
  • Births: Maria Menounos 1978, Greek-American actress and TV presenter

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