Today in Greek History - October 3

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382: Emperor Theodosius I strikes a peace treaty with the Goths and allows them to settle in the Balkans in exchange for military service.

1866: The Archaeological Museum of Athens is founded.

1878: The Pact of Halepa is signed between the Cretan revolutionaries and the Turks. With this pact, the Cretans obtain their first official privileges of self-government.

1919: The Greek army enters Xanthi, where they are enthusiastically received by the inhabitants, meanwhile, the Bulgarians begin departing without incident.

1966: The murder trial of Grigoris Lambrakis begins in Thessaloniki.

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