Phantis:Selected anniversaries/June 8
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- 1057: Nobles in Constantinople revolted against Michael VI and proclaimed Isaac I Komnenos Byzantine emperor.
- 1930: A Breguet Bre 19, appropriately adapted and named "Hellas", with pilot 1st lieutenant 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 accused the government and especially Interior Minister, Ioannis Rallis, as responsible for the assassination attempt against his life.
- 1952: 400 Greek troops departed for Korea.
- Births: Maria Menounos Greek-American actress and TV presenter (1978)
- Deaths: Markos Avgeris (1973)