On this day, April 21, 1967, a military coup under George Papadopoulos takes place in Greece – 2024-04-23 11:43:35

Today is April 21 historical and important events happened for our country, but also for him People.

So let’s go back to the page of Time’s calendar to see what happened like today…

753 BC

Romulus and Remus found Rome, according to tradition.

1941

Bulgarian troops occupy Eastern Macedonia and Thrace with the approval of the German conquerors.

1967

A military coup occurs in Greece, under Colonel George Papadopoulos. The coup plotters appoint Areopagite Konstantinos Kollias as prime minister.

1990

Paul McCartney plays to 184,000 fans at Rio’s Maracana, setting a new world concert record.

1996

The center-left Alliance of “Elia” wins the elections in Italy, dethroning Silvio Berlusconi. New Prime Minister, Romano Prodi.

2000

The president of the People’s Republic of China, Jian Zemin, is making an official visit to Greece, the first visit by a Chinese president to our country, which was described as “historic”. Mr. Zemin had meetings with the President of the Republic, Kostis Stephanopoulos, the Prime Minister, Kostas Simitis and the political leaders. The main topics of the talks were economic cooperation and bilateral relations between the two countries, as well as major international problems.

Source: sansimera.gr

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