1913:The Greek army liberates Samos, during the First Balkan War.

1919: The Third Communist International, also known as the Comintern, is founded by Lenin, which unites all communist parties following the Moscow line.

1958:After the departure of 15 MPs from ERE, among whom are Georgios Rallis and Panagis Papaligouras, Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis submits the resignation of his government. Elections are announced for May 11.

1972: The Metropolitans of Kiti Anthimos, Paphos Gennadios and Kyrenia Kyprianos request the resignation of Archbishop Makarios from the presidency of the Republic of Cyprus. Immediate mobilization of the supporters of Makarios, who demonstrate in favor of the archbishop.

1990: After 27 years, Nelson Mandela returns to active political action as he is elected vice-president of the African National Congress, the main black organization fighting for equality and equity in the country.

2008: High dissatisfaction with the two major parties in power and an impressive rise of SYRIZA reveals a poll by Kappa Research published in “Vima tis Kyriaki”. In terms of voting intention, New Democracy gathers 29.1%, PASOK 23.2%, SYRIZA 18.4%, KKE 7.5% and LAOS 5.1%. Kostas Karamanlis is more suitable for prime minister with 41.2%, against 19.3% of George Papandreou.

2014: Panathinaikos defeats Olympiakos 3-0 at the Karaiskakis Stadium and ends its opponent’s unbeaten streak in the league.


1942: Lou Reed, stage name of Louis Allen Reed, American rocker. (Thu. 27/10/2013)

1948: Rory Gallagher, Irish rocker. (D. 14/6/1995)

1962: Jon Bon Jovi, American rocker.


1930: David Herbert Lawrence, British author. (“Lady Chatterley’s Lover”, “Madame Bovary”, “Women in Love”) (Born 11/9/1885)

1958: Nikolaos Tselemendes, Greek chef and teacher of cooking and confectionery. (Born 1878)

2019: Yannis Behrakis, Greek photojournalist, Pulitzer Prize winner for his coverage of the 2015 refugee crisis. (Born 1960)