Greek History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 327 of 327

  • 2009-11-14 The National Statistical Service of Greece states that the country has been in recession since the beginning of the year
  • 2012-02-17 Approximately 70 ancient Olympic artifacts are stolen from the Archaeological Museum of Greece
  • 2012-03-08 Greece secures debt-restructuring deal with private lenders
  • 2012-03-18 Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium
  • 2012-03-21 Greek Parliament votes in favour of an international bailout deal
  • 2012-04-05 77-year old pensioner's suicide outside Greek parliament prompts further protests in Athens
  • 2012-04-11 Prime Minister of Greece, Lucas Papademos, resigns and calls an election for May 6
  • 2012-05-06 Greek parliamentary election results in 60% support for parties opposed to austerity measures
  • 2012-05-15 Greece's fifth attempt to a form a coalition government fails and new June elections are scheduled
  • 2012-06-17 Greek voters return to the polls after the failed May 6 election
  • 2012-06-19 Antonis Samaras, the leader of the New Democracy party in Greece, forms a coalition government
  • 2012-06-23 Greece proposes to slow down austerity measures by two years
  • 2012-09-05 Austerity measure requires Greece to increase its maximum working days to six per week
  • 2012-09-26 Greek trade unions call a general strike to protest austerity measures
  • 2012-10-17 Tens of thousands protest against austerity measures in Greece
  • 2012-11-14 A series of protests against austerity measures occur across Europe including Spain, Portugal, and Greece
  • 2012-11-27 The Eurozone announces that it will make loans of 43.7 billion euros to Greece
  • 2012-12-15 18 Asylum seekers drown in the Aegean Sea on the way to Greece from Turkey
  • 2013-11-27 Greece becomes the first developed market to be demoted into an emerging market by the MSCI index

Electoral defeatImportant Vote

2015-06-26 Greek Credit Crisis: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras calls for a Greek referendum on new bailout terms

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras
  • 2015-06-28 Greek Credit Crisis: Greek government says banks closed for a week and ATM withdrawals restricted after European Central Bank refused to supply emergency funds
  • 2015-07-01 Greek Credit Crisis: Greece becomes 1st developed country to default on debt to the International Monetary Fund (1.7 billion)
  • 2015-07-13 Greek Credit Crisis: Eurozone agrees conditional deal to lend €86bn over 3 years if Greece passes reforms.
  • 2015-08-11 Greek Debt crisis: European Commission announces a bailout with Greece and its creditors has been agreed "in principle"
  • 2015-08-27 Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos names top Supreme Court judge, Vassiliki Thanou caretaker Prime Minister - Greece's 1st female Prime Minister
  • 2015-09-20 Alexis Tsipras and Syriza party declared the winners in Greek snap election
  • 2015-10-20 Migrants arriving in Greece top 500,00 for the year, according to the UN

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 485

  • 1968-02-25 Evridiki, Greek Cypriot singer
  • 1968-03-04 Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greek politician
  • 1968-08-14 Billy Mavreas, Greek-Canadian cartoonist
  • 1968-08-19 Nikolaos Kaklamanakis, Greek windsurfer
  • 1968-09-17 Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece
  • 1968-11-16 Suzi Simpson, Athens Greece, playmate (Jan, 1992)
  • 1969-04-10 Ekaterini Koffa, Greek sprinter, born in Karditsa, Greece
  • 1969-04-24 Elias Atmatsidis, Greek football goalkeeper, born in Kozani, Greece
  • 1969-07-13 Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
  • 1969-07-22 Despina Vandi, Greek singer
  • 1969-08-29 Brady Katytman, Greece NY, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-08-30 Dimitris Sgouros, Greek pianist
  • 1969-09-19 Alkinoos Ioannidis, Greek-Cypriot singer and composer
  • 1969-10-29 Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer
  • 1969-10-29 Eleni Menegaki, Greek TV presenter
  • 1970-02-02 Nikolaos Michopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1970-06-19 Antonis Remos, Greek singer
  • 1970-06-22 Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman
  • 1970-09-23 Georgios Koltsidas, Greek footballer
  • 1970-10-30 Ekaterini Voggoli, Greek discus thrower
  • 1971-01-14 Antonios Nikopolidis, Greek footballer
  • 1971-01-31 Dimitris Markos, Greek footballer
  • 1971-10-27 Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer
  • 1971-12-23 Michalis Klokidis, Greek footballer
  • 1971-12-24 Giorgos Alkaios, Greek singer
  • 1972-01-05 Sakis Rouvas, Greek singer
  • 1972-03-08 Georgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer
  • 1972-03-20 Alexander Kapranos, Greek-British musician (Franz Ferdinand)
  • 1972-03-31 Hristos Polihroniou, Greek hammer thrower
  • 1972-11-12 Vassilis Tsiartas, Greek footballer
  • 1972-12-12 Yeoryios Theodoridis, Greek sprinter
  • 1973-02-16 Nikos Kostakis, Greek footballer
  • 1973-03-05 Yannis Anastasiou, Greek footballer
  • 1973-06-12 Takis Fyssas, Greek footballer
  • 1973-06-16 Nikos Machlas, Greek footballer
  • 1973-06-18 Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • 1973-07-11 Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete
  • 1973-08-03 Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer
  • 1973-09-17 Demis Nikolaidis, Greek footballer
  • 1973-09-26 Olga Vasdeki, Greek triple jumper
  • 1973-09-29 Athanasios Michalopoulos, Greek volleyball player
  • 1973-10-18 Michalis Kapsis, Greek footballer
  • 1973-10-31 Grigorios Georgatos, Greek footballer, born in Piraeus, Greece
  • 1973-11-09 Zisis Vryzas, Greek footballer
  • 1974-02-16 Fanis Katergiannakis, Greek footballer
  • 1974-03-16 Georgios Anatolakis, Greek footballer
  • 1974-03-16 Fotini Vavatsi, Greek archer
  • 1974-04-10 Petros Passalis, Greek footballer (Olympiakos), born in Giannitsa, Greece
  • 1974-05-30 Konstantinos Chalkias, Greek footballer
  • 1974-06-01 Akis Zikos, Greek footballer
  • 1974-06-17 Evangelia Psarra, Greek archer
  • 1974-07-12 Stelios Giannakopoulos, Greek footballer

Person of interestAlexis Tsipras

1974-07-28 Alexis Tsipras, Greek politician (Greek President 2015), born in Athens

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras
  • 1975-02-02 Ieroklis Stoltidis, Greek footballer
  • 1975-02-02 Vaggelis Koutsoures, Greek footballer
  • 1975-02-04 Konstantinos Nebegleras, Greek footballer
  • 1975-02-27 Prodromos Korkizoglou, Greek decathlete
  • 1975-03-08 Peggy Zina, Greek singer
  • 1975-05-17 Kostas Sommer, Greek actor
  • 1975-05-24 Yannis Goumas, Greek footballer
  • 1975-06-11 Thomas Bimis, Greek diver
  • 1975-08-03 Aryiro Strataki, Greek heptathlete
  • 1975-09-04 Nikolaos Lyberopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1976-01-02 Hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper
  • 1976-01-03 Angelos Basinas, Greek footballer
  • 1976-01-11 Efthimios Rentzias, Greek basketball player, born in Trikala, Greece
  • 1976-01-28 Miltiadis Sapanis, Greek footballer
  • 1976-01-31 Traianos Dellas, Greek footballer
  • 1976-02-09 Georgios Korakakis, Greek footballer
  • 1976-02-26 Nikolaos Siranidis, Greek diver
  • 1976-03-05 Katerina Matziou, Greek actress
  • 1976-03-24 Athanasios Kostoulas, Greek footballer
  • 1976-05-05 Anastasios Pantos, Greek footballer
  • 1976-05-10 Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi, Greek javelin thrower
  • 1976-08-07 Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1976-09-11 Flora Redoumi, Greek hurdler
  • 1976-09-13 Giorgos Koltzos, Greek footballer
  • 1976-11-19 Stylianos Venetidis, Greek soccer player
  • 1976-11-29 Michalis Kakiouzis, Greek basketball player
  • 1976-12-21 Mirela Manjani, Greek javelin thrower
  • 1976-12-23 Dimitris Mavrogenidis, Greek footballer
  • 1977-03-06 Giorgos Karagounis, Greek soccer player
  • 1977-04-25 Ilias Kotsios, Greek footballer
  • 1977-05-31 Theodoros Baev, Bulgarian-born Greek volleyball player
  • 1977-06-04 Dionisis Chiotis, Greek footballer
  • 1977-06-24 Dimosthenis Dikoudis, Greek basketball player
  • 1977-07-04 Katia Zygouli, Greek supermodel
  • 1978-02-19 Michalis Konstantinou, Greek-Cypriot footballer
  • 1978-03-02 Giannis Skopelitis, Greek footballer
  • 1978-03-26 Anastasia Kostaki, Greek basketball player (Panathinaikos), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1978-04-04 Irene Skliva, Greek model (Miss World 1996), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1978-04-27 Adamantia Kontogiorgi, Greek actress (Erotas), born in Paris
  • 1978-06-24 Pantelis Kafes, Greek footballer
  • 1978-07-04 Vicky Kaya, Greek supermodel and actress
  • 1978-07-31 Zeta Makripoulia, Greek actress, model and TV presenter
  • 1978-08-05 Nektaria Karantzi, Greek singer
  • 1978-08-14 Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer
  • 1978-08-15 Stavros Tziortziopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1978-10-26 Eva Kaili, Greek TV presenter and politician
  • 1978-11-08 Spyros Gogolos, Greek footballer

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