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== Events ==
 
== Events ==
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*[[1909]]: The Ottoman government demands that Greece condemn the Cretan revolt. The Greek government replies that its position on the matter has been "exemplary".
 
*[[1917]]: The city centre of [[Thessaloniki]] is destroyed by a fire.
 
*[[1917]]: The city centre of [[Thessaloniki]] is destroyed by a fire.
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*[[1929]]: [[Spyros Mercouris]] is elected Mayor of [[Athens]].
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*[[1949]]: Yugoslavia decides to return some 11,300 children that were forcibly expatriated from [[Greece]] during the [[Greek Civil War]].
 
*[[1973]] - Three people were killed and 55 wounded after two Arab gunmen opened fire and threw grenades into a crowded passenger lounge at [[Athens]] airport.
 
*[[1973]] - Three people were killed and 55 wounded after two Arab gunmen opened fire and threw grenades into a crowded passenger lounge at [[Athens]] airport.
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===Sports===
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*[[1962]]: [[Vasilis Syllis]] breaks the Greek record for the [[400m]] with a 47.70 performance. The record will stand for 8 years.
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
 
*[[1931]]: [[Billy Bingham]], former coach of the [[National Football Team]] of [[Greece]].
 
*[[1931]]: [[Billy Bingham]], former coach of the [[National Football Team]] of [[Greece]].
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*[[1932]]: [[Ria Kourti]], singer
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==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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*[[917]]: Patrirch [[Euthymius I of Constantinople]]
 
*[[1921]]: [[Dimitrios Rallis]], politician and Prime Minister
 
*[[1921]]: [[Dimitrios Rallis]], politician and Prime Minister
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*[[2020]]: [[Agathon Iakovidis]], musician
  
  
 
[[Category:Days]]
 
[[Category:Days]]

Latest revision as of 09:52, August 9, 2020

Events

  • 1909: The Ottoman government demands that Greece condemn the Cretan revolt. The Greek government replies that its position on the matter has been "exemplary".
  • 1917: The city centre of Thessaloniki is destroyed by a fire.
  • 1929: Spyros Mercouris is elected Mayor of Athens.
  • 1949: Yugoslavia decides to return some 11,300 children that were forcibly expatriated from Greece during the Greek Civil War.
  • 1973 - Three people were killed and 55 wounded after two Arab gunmen opened fire and threw grenades into a crowded passenger lounge at Athens airport.

Sports

  • 1962: Vasilis Syllis breaks the Greek record for the 400m with a 47.70 performance. The record will stand for 8 years.

Births

Deaths