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See the most important events that happened today, February 5, in Greece and the world


1669 – Molière officially presents the theatrical comedy “Tartuffe, ou l’Imposteur” (Tartuffe, ou l’Imposteur), with huge success.
1930 – The Presidential Decree is issued by which Greek women gain the right to vote in municipal and community elections.
1991 – A C-130 aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force crashes on Mount Othrys, during the approach to the airport of Nea Anchialos. All 63 on board were killed, including 19 officers and non-commissioned officers and 44 conscripts.
1994 – Sarajevo Massacre. 60 people are killed and 200 injured by a mortar explosion in the city’s market.
2008 – The Beatles’ hit ‘Across the Universe’ becomes the first song to be broadcast into space, marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of NASA and the 40th anniversary of the song’s recording.

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2015 – The Greek Minister of Finance, Yanis Varoufakis, meets his German counterpart, Wolfgang Schäuble, in Berlin. The only thing they agree on is that they disagree…


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1919 – Andreas Papandreou, Greek politician, founder of PASOK and prime minister (1981-1989, 1993-1996). (D. 23/6/1996)
1985 – Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese football player of Manchester United, one of the leaders of the new generation.
1992 – Neymar, Brazilian international soccer player.


1863 – Jean Gabriel Einar, better known as Ioannis Gabriel Einardos, Swiss Philhellenic. He offered money for the struggle of the Greeks and supported the idea of ​​establishing the National Bank, of which he was named an honorary governor. (Born 28/12/1775)
2014 – Jeni Vanou, stage name of Eugenia Vrachnou, Greek pop singer. (Born 10/2/1939)
2020 – Kirk Douglas, stage name of Isur Demsky, American actor. (Born 9/12/1916)

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