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- 1905: Eleftherios Venizelos declares the Cretan revolution at Therissos
- 1925: Olympiakos Club of Fans of Piraeus is founded
- 1933: Panagis Tsaldaris forms a government after the unsuccessful coup d'etat by Gen. Nikolaos Plastiras.
- 1944: The Political Committee of National Liberation (the "government of the mountains") is formed at Viniani, Evritania prefecture. Evripidis Bakirtzis is sworn in as Prime Minister.
- 1978: Cigarette commercials are outlawed in Greece.
- 1994: Thousands attend the funeral of actress/activist Melina Mercouri in Athens.
- 1996: Olympiakos win the European Cupwinners' Cup in volleyball, defeating Bayer Wuppertal 3-2 at the Peace and Friendship Stadium.
- 2012: Panathinaikos defeat Olympiakos 71-70 and win the Greek Basketball Cup.
- 2013: Olympiakos clinch their 40th football championship with a 3-0 home win against AEK.
- 1925: Manolis Anagnostakis, poet
- 1928: Yiannis Nembidis, footballer.
- 1987: Kostas Douvalidis, athlete (110m hurdles)