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==Events==
 
==Events==
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*[[1841]]: [[Crete|Cretans]] revolt against Ottoman rule.
 
*[[1897]]: [[Crete|Cretans]] battle against Turks in [[Ierapetra]].
 
*[[1897]]: [[Crete|Cretans]] battle against Turks in [[Ierapetra]].
*[[1935]]: The trial of a bandit and several high officials of the Police force, over the [[1933]] assassination attempt on [[Eleftherios Venizelos|Venizelos]]' life begins.  
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*[[1935]]: The trial of a bandit and several high officials of the Police force over the [[1933]] assassination attempt on [[Eleftherios Venizelos|Venizelos]]' life begins.  
 
*[[1943]]: Students strike in occupied [[Athens]].
 
*[[1943]]: Students strike in occupied [[Athens]].
*[[2004]]: [[Archbishop of Athens|Archbishop]] [[Christodoulos]] calls the Annan Plan "anti-Greek" and claims it will lead to the de-hellenisation of [[Cyprus]].
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*[[1959]]: The British release all political prisoners in [[Cyprus]].
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*[[1966]]:  Aristides Pangratidis is convicted as the serial killer "the ogre of Seikh Sou" and sentenced to death.
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*[[2004]]: [[Archbishop of Athens|Archbishop]] [[Christodoulos]] calls the [[Annan Plan for Cyprus|Annan Plan]] "anti-Greek" and claims it will lead to the de-hellenisation of [[Cyprus]].
 
===Sports===
 
===Sports===
*[[2000]]: Panathinaikos qualify for women's European Volleyball Cup final four for the second time in their history after beating Sherkashi 3-0
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*[[2000]]: [[Panathinaikos]] qualify for women's European Volleyball Cup final four for the second time in their history after beating Sherkashi 3-0
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*[[2009]]: [[Panathinaikos BC|Panathinaikos]] win the [[Greek Basketball Cup]] for the fifth year running by defeating [[Olympiakos BC|Olympiakos]] 80-70.
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*[[2012]]: [[Kostas Douvalidis]] breaks the Greek record for the 60m hurdles with 7.63.
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
 
*[[1922]]: [[Apostolos Santas]], member of the [[Greek Resistance]] who lowered the swastika from the [[Acropolis, Athens]].
 
*[[1922]]: [[Apostolos Santas]], member of the [[Greek Resistance]] who lowered the swastika from the [[Acropolis, Athens]].
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*[[1928]]: [[Grigoris Afxentiou]], hero of the [[EOKA]] struggle.
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*[[1982]]: [[Dimitris Binazis]], singer
  
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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*[[1956]]: [[Alexandros Svolos]], politician, head of the "Government of the Mountains"
 
*[[1973]]: [[Katina Paxinou]], actress
 
*[[1973]]: [[Katina Paxinou]], actress
  
 
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