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==Events==
 
==Events==
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*[[727]]: A rebelious fleet of vessels from mainland Greece, led by Agallianus, is destroyed by a fleet loyal to [[Byzantine emperor]] [[Leo III]]. The rebellion occurred as aresult of the emperor's [[iconoclast]] views.
 
*[[1878]]: British diplomats secure a ceasefire between the Greek rebels of [[Thessaly]], [[Epirus]] and [[Macedonia]] on the one hand and the Turkish Army on the other.
 
*[[1878]]: British diplomats secure a ceasefire between the Greek rebels of [[Thessaly]], [[Epirus]] and [[Macedonia]] on the one hand and the Turkish Army on the other.
 
*[[1901]]: Advocates of [[Enosis]] (union with Greece) triumph in the [[Crete|Cretan]] elections.
 
*[[1901]]: Advocates of [[Enosis]] (union with Greece) triumph in the [[Crete|Cretan]] elections.
 
*[[1903]]: Bulgarian agents detonate bombs throughout [[Thessaloniki]].
 
*[[1903]]: Bulgarian agents detonate bombs throughout [[Thessaloniki]].
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*[[1906]]:  King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra arrive in [[Athens]] to attend the 1906 Athens Olympiad.
 
*[[1941]]: Days before Greece capitulates to the Germans, PM [[Alexandros Korizis]] commits suicide.
 
*[[1941]]: Days before Greece capitulates to the Germans, PM [[Alexandros Korizis]] commits suicide.
 
*[[1944]]: [[Alexandros Svolos]] replaces [[Evripidis Bakirtzis]] as head of the [[Political Committee of National Liberation]] (the government of the mountains).
 
*[[1944]]: [[Alexandros Svolos]] replaces [[Evripidis Bakirtzis]] as head of the [[Political Committee of National Liberation]] (the government of the mountains).
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*[[1946]]: [[Konstantinos Tsaldaris]] forms a government.
 
*[[1956]]: [[Maria Desylla]] becomes the first woman elected mayor of a Greek city ([[Kerkyra city|Kerkyra]]).
 
*[[1956]]: [[Maria Desylla]] becomes the first woman elected mayor of a Greek city ([[Kerkyra city|Kerkyra]]).
 
*[[1991]]: [[Agamemnon Koutsogiorgas]] dies as a result of a stroke he suffered during the [[George Koskotas]] trial.
 
*[[1991]]: [[Agamemnon Koutsogiorgas]] dies as a result of a stroke he suffered during the [[George Koskotas]] trial.
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*[[2001]]: [[AEK BC|AEK]] hand former basketball "emperor" [[Aris BC|Aris]] their worst defeat ever 110-56.
 
*[[2001]]: [[AEK BC|AEK]] hand former basketball "emperor" [[Aris BC|Aris]] their worst defeat ever 110-56.
 
*[[2006]]: [[Vassilis Kontovazenitis]] becomes the 15th President of [[EPAE]], taking over leadership from [[Alexandros Lykourezos]]
 
*[[2006]]: [[Vassilis Kontovazenitis]] becomes the 15th President of [[EPAE]], taking over leadership from [[Alexandros Lykourezos]]
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*[[2011]]: [[SKODA Xanthi FC|SKODA Xanthi]] international footballer, Olubayo Adefemi, is killed in a traffic accident on the [[Egnatia motorway]].
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
 
*[[1917]]: [[Queen Frederika]] of [[Greece]].
 
*[[1917]]: [[Queen Frederika]] of [[Greece]].
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*[[1970]]: [[Tatiana Stefanidou]], television hostess
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*[[1984]]: [[Dimitris Gravalos]], athlete ([[400m]])
  
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
 
*[[1941]]: [[Alexandros Korizis]], Greek Prime Minister.
 
*[[1941]]: [[Alexandros Korizis]], Greek Prime Minister.
 
*[[1991]]: [[Menios Koutsogiorgas]], politician
 
*[[1991]]: [[Menios Koutsogiorgas]], politician
 
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*[[2002]]: [[Dimitris Dimitriou]], footballer
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*[[2009]]: [[Babis Kotridis]], footballer
  
 
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