Events in country - Greece

  • 0701-10-30John VI of Greece begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 0705-04-01Greek Pope John VII chosen as successor to John VI
  • 1308-08-15Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece
  • 1346-04-16King Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself Czar of Greece
  • 1514-01-10Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Latin finished
  • 1621-06-19Battle at Dragetsani: Turkish army beats Greece
  • 1818-12-21Amalia: Wife of King Otto of Greece
  • 1820-03-25Greece freedom revolt against anti Ottoman attack
  • 1821-03-25Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day)
  • 1827-06-05Turks capture Acropolis and takes Athens during Greek War of Independ
  • 1832-05-07Greece becomes independent Republic
  • 1832-05-07Otto of Bavaria is chosen King of Greece
  • 1864-03-29Great Britain gives Isotope Islands back to Greece
  • 1864-08-23Eleftherios K Venizalos: Premier of Greece (1910-15, 28-32)
  • 1864-10-29Greek parliament accept new Constitution
  • 1868-08-02Constantine I: King of Greece
  • 1874-05-13Pope Pius IX encyclical "On Greek-Ruthenian rite"
  • 1875-05-20Amalia: Wife of King Otto of Greece, dies at 58
  • 1878-02-02Greece declares war on Turkey
  • 1888-07-10Giorgio De Chirico: Greece -- Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)
  • 1888-09-12Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)
  • 1890-08-01George II: King of Greece
  • 1893-07-20Alexander: King of Greece (1917-20)
  • 1894-03-031st Greek-language publication in US begins, "NY Atlantis"
  • 1894-11-17Sophocles Venizelos: Premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
  • 1896-03-01Dimitri Mitropoulos: Athens, Greece -- Conductor / composer
  • 1896-04-061st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece [3 / 25 OS] American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history
  • 1896-04-151st Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
  • 1899-07-01Konstantijn Tsatsos: President Greece
  • 1900-02-22Giorgios Seferis: Greece -- Poet (Nobel 1963)

People born in country - Greece

  • 0701-10-30John VI of Greece begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1308-08-15Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece
  • 1346-04-16King Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself Czar of Greece
  • 1621-06-19Battle at Dragetsani: Turkish army beats Greece
  • 1776-02-11Joannis Capodistrias: Greek Governor of Troezen (1827-31)
  • 1792-12-12Alexandros Ypsilanti: Greek resistance fighter
  • 1805-06-29Hiram Powers: US sculptor (Greek Slave)
  • 1818-12-21Amalia: Wife of King Otto of Greece
  • 1820-03-25Greece freedom revolt against anti Ottoman attack
  • 1821-03-25Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day)
  • 1832-05-07Greece becomes independent Republic
  • 1832-05-07Otto of Bavaria is chosen King of Greece
  • 1840-10-05John Addington Symonds: British historian / writer (Probs in Greek Ethics)
  • 1864-03-29Great Britain gives Isotope Islands back to Greece
  • 1864-08-23Eleftherios K Venizalos: Premier of Greece (1910-15, 28-32)
  • 1868-08-02Constantine I: King of Greece
  • 1871-04-12Ioannis Metaxas: Greek General / Dictator (1936-41)
  • 1872-02-07Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis: Greek lawyer / diplomat / Foreign Minister
  • 1875-05-20Amalia: Wife of King Otto of Greece, dies at 58
  • 1878-01-11Theodorus Pangalos: Greek General / Dictator (1926)
  • 1878-02-02Greece declares war on Turkey
  • 1883-11-14Nikolaos Plastiras: Greek Premier (1945, 50, 51-52)
  • 1883-12-09Alexander Papagos: Greek Field Marshal / Supreme Commander
  • 1883-12-14Manolis Kalomiris: Greek opera composer
  • 1888-02-13Georgios Papandreou: Greek prefect of Lesbos / Minister / Premier
  • 1888-07-10Giorgio De Chirico: Greece -- Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)
  • 1890-08-01George II: King of Greece
  • 1892-07-28Petro Petridis: Greek composer (Isotope Suite)
  • 1893-07-20Alexander: King of Greece (1917-20)
  • 1894-11-17Sophocles Venizelos: Premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)

People died in country - Greece

  • 0418-12-27Zosimus: Greek Pope (417-8)
  • 0649-05-14Theodore: Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II)
  • 0662-08-13Maximus Confessor: Greek Theologist / crusader
  • 0686-08-02John V: 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86)
  • 0701-10-30John VI of Greece begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 0707-10-18John VII: Greek Pope (705-07)
  • 0708-02-04Sisinnius: Greek-Syrian Pope (708, 20 days)
  • 0715-04-09Constantine I: Greek / Syrian Pope (708-15)
  • 0731-02-11Gregory II: Greek-Syrian Pope
  • 0869-02-14Cyrillus: Greek apostle of Slaves
  • 0885-04-06Methodius: Greek apostle of the slaves / Archbishop of Sirmium
  • 1308-08-15Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece
  • 1346-04-16King Stefanus IX of Serbia proclaims himself Czar of Greece
  • 1500-04-11Michael T Marullus: Greeks poet, drowns
  • 1621-06-19Battle at Dragetsani: Turkish army beats Greece
  • 1669-01-19Leo Allatios: Greek / Italian Theologist / literary, dies at about 82
  • 1818-12-21Amalia: Wife of King Otto of Greece
  • 1820-03-25Greece freedom revolt against anti Ottoman attack
  • 1821-03-25Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day)
  • 1828-01-31Alexandros Ypsilanti: Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35
  • 1832-05-07Greece becomes independent Republic
  • 1832-05-07Otto of Bavaria is chosen King of Greece
  • 1864-03-29Great Britain gives Isotope Islands back to Greece
  • 1864-08-23Eleftherios K Venizalos: Premier of Greece (1910-15, 28-32)
  • 1868-08-02Constantine I: King of Greece
  • 1875-05-20Amalia: Wife of King Otto of Greece, dies at 58
  • 1878-02-02Greece declares war on Turkey
  • 1888-07-10Giorgio De Chirico: Greece -- Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)
  • 1890-08-01George II: King of Greece
  • 1893-07-20Alexander: King of Greece (1917-20)

Historical events - Ireland

  • 0432-03-17St. Patrick, a bishop, is carried off to Ireland as a slave
  • 1014-04-23King Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf
  • 1541-06-18Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as King of Ireland
  • 1546-06-07England signs Peace of Andres with Scotland / Ireland
  • 1579-06-17Anti-English uprising in Ireland
  • 1580-11-09Spanish troops lands in Ireland
  • 1596-04-24Pacificatie of Ireland drawn
  • 1596-10-25Spanish fleet sails from Lisbon to Ireland
  • 1599-03-27Robert Devereux becomes Lieutenant General of Ireland
  • 1599-09-07Earl van Essex and Irish rebel Tyrone signs treaty
  • 1602-01-02Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
  • 1602-01-02Spanish force in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
  • 1603-03-30Battle at Mellifont: English army under Lord Mountjoy beats Irish
  • 1625-03-27Charles I, King Of England, Scotland and Ireland, ascends English throne
  • 1634-02-25Irish captain Walter Devereaux kills Duke Wallenstein
  • 1649-09-11Oliver Cromwell seizes Drogheda Ireland, most inhabitants massacred
  • 1651-10-27English troops occupy Limerick Ireland
  • 1654-04-12England, Ireland and Scotland united
  • 1689-03-12Former English King James II lands in Ireland
  • 1690-03-16French King Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland
  • 1690-06-11English King Willem III departs to Ireland
  • 1690-07-11Battle of Drogheda Boyne: Willem III (Netherlands-England) beat Jacobus II (Ireland)
  • 1691-10-03English and Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland
  • 1695-01-13Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland
  • 1701-01-01Great Britain and Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom
  • 1784-04-151st balloon flight in Ireland
  • 1798-05-26British kill about 500 Irish insurgents at the Battle of Tara
  • 1798-08-27Battle at Castelbar, Ireland: French army hunts The English
  • 1801-01-01Ireland and Great Britain (England and Scotland) form United Kingdom
  • 1810-12-151st Irish magazine in US, Shamrock, is published

People born in country - Ireland

  • 1593-04-13Thomas Wentworth: London, England -- Earl of Strafford / Viceroy of Ireland
  • 1627-01-25Robert Boyle: Ireland -- Physicist / chemist / author (experiments with color)
  • 1685-03-12George Berkeley: Ireland -- Philosopher / Bishop of Cloyne
  • 1713-11-24Laurence Sterne: Ireland -- Novelist / satirist (Tristram Shandy)
  • 1721-08-13Francis Ireland: Composer
  • 1730-11-10Oliver Goldsmith: Ireland -- Novelist / dramatist (She Stoops to Conquer)
  • 1761-12-22Dorothea Jordan: Ireland -- French comedic actress
  • 1782-07-26John Field: Dublin, Ireland -- Pianist / composer (Nocturnes)
  • 1788-09-12Alexander Campbell: Irish / US founder (Disciples of Christ)
  • 1793-11-16Francis Danby: Irish painter
  • 1794-05-17Anna Brownell Jameson: Dublin, Ireland -- Writer
  • 1797-12-03Francis P Kenrick: Irish / US Archbishop of Baltimore
  • 1798-01-15Thomas Crofton Croker: Irish story teller (Fairy legends)
  • 1798-11-01Benjamin Lee: Baronet Guinness, United Kingdom -- Irish brewer / Dublin Mayor
  • 1806-01-25Daniel Maclise: Irish painter
  • 1813-12-19Thomas Andrews: Belfast, Ireland -- Chemist / physicist (ozone)
  • 1814-01-10Aubrey de Vere: Irish writer (Victorian Observer)
  • 1821-03-19William Allingham: Irish poet (Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland)
  • 1822-12-26Dion Boucicault: Irish / Us actor / playwright (Rip van Winkle)
  • 1824-12-19Hercules Robinson: Ireland -- South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97)
  • 1826-02-15George J Stoney: Irish physicist
  • 1832-03-12Charles Boycott: Ireland -- Estate manager / caused boycotts
  • 1832-09-30Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts: British Gov of Natal (Ireland-Boer war)
  • 1838-09-11John Ireland: Irish / US Archbishop of St Paul
  • 1840-02-29John Philip Holland: Liscannor, Ireland -- Pioneer in submarine building
  • 1840-07-01Robert S Ball: Irish mathematician / astronomer
  • 1840-08-17Wilfrid Scawen Blunt: England, United Kingdom -- Writer (Irish Land League)
  • 1844-12-01Alexandra: Danish Princess / Queen of Great Britain / Ireland
  • 1846-06-27Charles S Parnell: English / Irish Home Rule Party-Lower house member
  • 1847-05-30Alice Sophia Stopford Green: Ireland -- Proponent of Irish independence

People died in country - Ireland

  • 0461-03-17St Patrick: Patron St of Ireland, dies in Saul (according to legend)
  • 0615-11-23Columbanus: Irish monastery founder / Poet / Saint (Poenitentiale)
  • 1014-04-23Brian Boru: King of Ireland, dies in battle at 87
  • 1171-05-01Dermot MacMurrough: Last Irish King of Leinster
  • 1641-05-12Thomas Wentworth: English Viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48
  • 1656-02-20James Ussher: Irish bible Scholar / anglican Archbishop, dies at 76
  • 1722-04-13Charles Leslie: Irish controversialist
  • 1766-01-01Frans E Jacobus III: Old Pretender, King of Gt Britain / Ireland
  • 1766-01-01James III Edward: Old Pretender / King of Gt Britain / Ireland, dies at 77
  • 1774-04-04Oliver Goldsmith: Irish Poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17
  • 1798-11-19Theobald W Tone: Irish nationalist
  • 1803-06-24Matthew Thornton: Irish / US Physician / signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 88
  • 1803-07-23Arthur Wolfe: 1st viscount Kilwarden / Chief Justice of Ireland, murdered
  • 1803-09-20Robert Emmet: Irish nationalist, executed
  • 1806-07-11James Smith: Irish / US attorney / signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 87
  • 1835-04-17William Henry Ireland: Forger (Shakespearean manuscripts)
  • 1863-07-08Francis P Kenrick: Irish / US Archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65
  • 1865-04-09Thomas Alfred Smyth: Irish / US Union General Major, dies at 32
  • 1866-03-04Alexander Campbell: Irish / US founder Disciples of Christ, dies at 77
  • 1868-05-26Michael Barrett: Irish nationalist, last British public execution
  • 1885-11-26Thomas Andrews: Irish physicist / chemist (ozone), dies at 71
  • 1889-11-18William Allingham: Irish Poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68
  • 1890-09-18Dion Boucicault: Irish / US actor / playwright (Octoroon), dies at 67
  • 1891-10-06Charles S Parnell: English / Irish Home Rule Party leader, dies at 45
  • 1891-10-11Charles Stewart Parnells: Remains buried in Ireland
  • 1900-05-31John Power: Irish baronet / whiskey manufacturer, dies in battle
  • 1900-11-30Oscar Wilde: Irish author, dies in Paris at 46
  • 1907-08-03August Saint-Gaudens: Irish / US Sculptor (Mrs Henry Adams), dies at 59
  • 1909-03-24John Millington Synge: Irish dramatist / playwright / poet, dies at 37
  • 1911-07-05George J Stoney: Irish physicist, dies at 85