Phantis:Selected anniversaries/May 12
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- 1821: The Battle of Valtetsi was fought during the Greek War of Independence.
- 1947: The concentration camp at Makronisos was prepared for the incarceration of "suspicious persons"
- 1976: The Democratic Party of Cyprus (DI.KO.) was founded in Cyprus by Spiros Kyprianou.
- 2001: PAOK won their first title in 16 years after defeating Olympiakos 4-2 in the Greek Cup final at Nea Philadelphia Stadium.
- Births: Miltiades Ewert, politician, Mayor of Athens (1939), Panagiotis Fasoulas, basketball player, Mayor of Piraeus (1963)
- Deaths: Nikos Gatsos, poet (1992)