Today in Greek History - January 4

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1788: Greek Chieftain Athanasios Diakos is born.

1887: Parliamentary elections take place in Greece. Charilaos Trikoupis’ ‘New Party’ wins 90 of the 150 seats.

1924: Eleftherios Venizelos returns to Athens following 38 months of “self-exile”.

1930: The Agricultural Bank of Greece begins operating.

1956: Konstantinos Karamanlis establishes the National Radical Union (EPE).

1965: Turkish authorities bind the total income of Greek nationals permanently residing in Turkey, meanwhile persecution of the Greeks of Imbros and Tenedos islands continue to intensify.

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