Phantis:Selected anniversaries/April 26
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- 1821: During the Greek War of Independence, Athens was liberated by Greek forces under Dimos Antoniou.
- 1825: Ibrahim Pasha routed a force of 1,500 Greeks at Sphacteria.
- 1912: Italian forces captured Rhodes.
- 1944: Greek guerrilas and British commandos kidnapped Gen. Heinrich Kreipe, commander of the German garrison of Crete.
- Births: Giorgos Kostikos, footballer and coach (1958)
- Deaths: Count Annibale Santarosa, philhellene, (1825), Anagnostaras, (1825) both killed in the Battle of Sphacteria.