Phantis:Selected anniversaries/August 23
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- 1921: The Battle of the Sakarya commenced during the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922).
- 1926: A military coup by Gen. Georgios Kondilis brought down the Pangalos dictatorship.
- 1975: The trial of George Papadopoulos, Stylianos Pattakos, Nikolaos Makarezos and other Junta members ended with the three former strongmen found guilty of insurrection and treason. They were sentenced to death.
- Births: Eleftherios Venizelos (1864), politician, Mimis Papaioannou, footballer (1942), Tasos Mitropoulos (1957), footballer, politician
- Deaths: Hadjiyiannis Mexis, Greek Revolution leader of Spetses (1844), Andreas Barkoulis, actor (2016), Yiannis Poulopoulos, singer (2020)