Phantis:Selected anniversaries/May 2
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- 1821: The Turks captured Galati, Moldavia.
- 1824: Lord Byron's remains were transferred to Zakynthos for burial.
- 1829: The Turks surrendered Nafpaktos to the Greek forces of Avgoustinos Kapodistrias.
- 1897: The Greek defenders of Gribovo, Arta were forced to retreat into the city of Arta during the Greco-Turkish War (1897).
- 2010: Eurozone members and the IMF agree to a €110bn three-year bail-out package for Greece.
- Deaths: Saint Athanasius (373)