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- 1915: Eleftherios Venizelos' Liberal Party wins 185 parliamentary seats (out of 316) in the national elections.
- 1924: Nikolaos Plastiras and Stylianos Gonatas are promoted to the rank of Lt. General for their role in bringing down the Laiko Komma government after the Asia Minor Disaster.
- 1945: Gen Georgios Tsolakoglou is found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. His sentence will later be commuted to life imprisonment.
- 1951: Right-wing officers belonging to IDEA stage an attempted coup which ends after the intervention of Gen Alexandros Papagos.
- 1957: Former ELAS commander Stefanos Sarafis is killed by a car driven by a US NCO. EDA calls it premeditated murder.
- 1987: The first private radio station Athena 9,84 FM began broadcasting.
- 1981: PAOK coach Gyula Lorant suffers a heart attack and dies during a football match.
- 1995: Aris Vovos with his co-driver Kostas Stefanis win the 42nd Acropolis Rally with a Lancia Delta HF Integrale. It is the first time in the last 40 years that a Greek crew wins the Acropolis Rally after Johnny Pesmatzoglou in 1955 with an Opel Kapitan
- 1998: Greece U21 rank 2nd after losing to Spain 1-0 in the final of European Football Championship.
- 1942: Minos Kyriakou, businessman
- 1954: Thomas Mavros, footballer
- 1961: Marios Karoyian, Cypriot politician
- 1975: Yiasemakis Yiasemi, footballer