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- 1848: Georgios Kountouriotis forms a government.
- 1919: Greek forces begin the evacuation of Odessa during the Ukraine Expedition.
- 1932: The National Theater opened. Its first production was "Agamemnon" by Aeschylus.
- 1960: The remains of poet Andreas Kalvos arrive in Greece from England for re-burial.
- 1975: Aristotle Onassis is buried in Skorpios island. During the funeral, Christina Onassis falls out with Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis over the inheritance.
- 1983: "Vradyni" publisher, Tzortzis Athanasiadis is murdered in his office by left-wing radicals.
- 2010: Unknown culprits blow up the offices of "Golden Dawn" - a far-right organisation - in the city centre of Athens.
- 2013: The Cyprus House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejects the terms of the EU bailout package that include a one-off raid on savers' bank accounts. 36 MPs vote "no" while 19 DISY members abstain.
- 1923: Aris Thessaloniki play their first match and defeat Iraklis 2-0.
- 1947: The National Basketball Team of Greece defeat Turkey 34-30 marking the first away win for the Greek side.
- 2011: Chrysopigi Devetzi is given a two-year ban from athletics by the ΙΑΑF, due to her failure, on May 23, 2009, to submit to a drug test.