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- 1900: Arthur Evans purchases the site in Crete where he believes the Minoan palace of Knossos to be.
- 1921: The Greek Army occupies Afyon Karahisar in Asia Minor.
- 1970: Polykarpos Georkadjis is assassinated in Cyprus.
- 1996: Theodoros Angelopoulos receives an award as the best European screen director.
- 2001: George Koskotas is released from prison after serving 12 years of his sentence.
- 2013: Eurozone finance ministers agree a €10 billion bailout package for Cyprus. Bank depositors race to withdraw their money as the terms include a haircut on their accounts: Those with deposits of more than 100,000 euros are to be charged 9.9% and those with less 6.75% of their deposits.
- 1977: AEK qualify for the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup as they equalise QPR's 3-0 score in the first leg and eliminate the English club on penalties when late-substitute keeper, Nikos Christidis, saves two.
- 1993: Aris defeat Efes Pilsen 50-48 in Turin to win the European Cup-Winners' Cup. A vicious chair-fight follows the match between Greek fans and Turkish fans and players.
- 1994: PAOK defeat Stefanel 100-91 in Milan to win the Korac Cup.
- 1952: Apostolos Kathiniotis, athlete (long jump, triple jump)
- 1969: Angelos Koronios, basketball player
- 1974: Giorgos Anatolakis, footballer