Phantis:Selected anniversaries/May 13
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- 1821: The Battle of Valtetsi ended in Greek victory.
- 1912: First lieutenant Dimitrios Kamberos flew the first military plane in Greek history: a Henry Farman aircraft.
- 1916: German and Bulgarian forces invaded eastern Macedonia and occupied Roupel fort after a brief firefight with Greek border guards.
- 1995: A strong earthquake (6.6 on the Richter scale) rocked southern Macedonia between Kozani and Grevena.
- Births: Dr. Georgios Papanikolaou, inventor of the Pap smear (1883), Dr. Vasos Lyssaridis, Cypriot politician (1920)