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==Events==
 
==Events==
*[[1825]]: The Battle of Maniaki takes place, [[Grigoris Papaflessas]] is killed
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*[[325]]: The [[First Council of Nicaea]] commences.
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*[[1825]]: The [[Battle of Maniaki]] takes place, [[Grigoris Papaflessas]] is killed
 
*[[1941]]: The [[Battle of Crete]] begins.
 
*[[1941]]: The [[Battle of Crete]] begins.
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*[[2006]]: [[Sakis Rouvas]] and [[Maria Menounos]] host the only Eurovision contest to be held in [[Athens]] which Finnish group "Lordi" win.
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*[[2008]]: [[Greece]] recalled all sunflower oil imported since January after a Ukrainian batch was found to be tainted with mineral oil.
 
===Sports===
 
===Sports===
*[[1962]]: [[AEK FC|AEK]] score one of the greatest away wins in [[Alpha Ethniki]] history as demolish [[Panelefsiniakos FC|Panelefsiniakos]] 8-3. [[Kostas Nestoridis]] scores four of the goals, [[Andreas Stamatiadis]] two with [[Aris Tsachouridis]] and [[Panikos Zagylos]] contributing the other two.
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*[[1962]]: [[AEK FC|AEK]] score one of the greatest away wins in [[Alpha Ethniki]] history as they demolish [[Panelefsiniakos FC|Panelefsiniakos]] 8-3. [[Kostas Nestoridis]] scores four of the goals, [[Andreas Stamatiadis]] two with [[Aris Tsachouridis]] and [[Dimitris Zagylos]] contributing the other two.
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*[[2015]]: [[APOEL FC|APOEL]] defeat [[AE Limassol FC|AE Limassol]] 4-2 to lift the [[Cyprus Football Cup]]. The match was halted for 40 minutes when [[AE Limassol FC|AEL]] fans threw debris on the pitch. Afterwards, the [[Larnaca]] fire department had to respond to ten calls as the same fans lit fires throughout the city.
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*[[2016]]: [[Emmanouil Karalis]] breaks the junior World [[pole vault]] record, in Ostrava, with a jump of 5.55m.
  
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
 
*[[1768]]: [[Andreas Miaoulis]], Greek admiral during the [[War of Independence]]
 
*[[1768]]: [[Andreas Miaoulis]], Greek admiral during the [[War of Independence]]
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*[[1931]]: [[George Vasiliou]], [[Cyprus|Cypriot]] politician and President.
 
*[[1935]]: [[Marinella]], popular Greek singer
 
*[[1935]]: [[Marinella]], popular Greek singer
 
*[[1967]]: Former [[Crown Prince Pavlos]]
 
*[[1967]]: Former [[Crown Prince Pavlos]]
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*[[1982]]: [[Michalis Stamatoyiannis]], [[shot put]] athlete
  
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
*[[1825]]: [[Grigoris Papaflessas]]  
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*[[1825]]: [[Grigoris Papaflessas]], Greek revolutionary
 
*[[1875]]: [[Queen Amalia]]
 
*[[1875]]: [[Queen Amalia]]
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*[[1947]]: [[Giorgos Siantos]], Communist leader
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*[[1949]]: [[Archbishop Damaskinos]]
  
  
 
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