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- 1854: Greek rebels, under Spyros Karaiskakis, lay siege to the city of Arta.
- 1934: Jim Londos beats Joe Savoldi in a one-fall match in Chicago. The crowd of 20.000 is one of the largest crowds to watch a wrestling match
- 1969: The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece purges Antonis Brillakis and Babis Drakopoulos.
- 1996: Greece and Turkey nearly go to war over the uninhabited Imia islands.
- 2013: Kostas Filippidis breaks the Greek indoor and overall record in the pole vault with a jump of 5.83m.
- 1932: Giorgos Moutsios, actor
- 1944: Christodoulos Pasiardis, Defence Minister of Cyprus
- 1947: Elena Nathanail, actress
- 1957: Nikos Vamvakoulas, footballer
- 1976: Traianos Dellas, footballer
- 1982: Elena Paparizou, singer
- 1985: Kalomira Sarantis, singer