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15/10/2006Panagiotis Fasoulas, who was an MP during the period 2000-2004, is elected Mayor of Piraeus and Antonis Aronis, former water polo player of Ethnikos and Olympiacos is elected town councillor
15/10/2000Lee Tod of Cross Farm Park Celtic is sent off 2 seconds after kick-off when he curses the referee for whistling kick-off in his ear. Goalkeeper Kevin Pressman of Sheffield Wednesday was the previous record holder (17 seconds)
15/10/1997RAF pilot Andy Greene sets jet-powered car record in Black Rock Desert (763.035m/h)
15/10/199050 year-old Pele announces that he intends to run for president of Brazil in the upcoming elections
15/10/1983The Chicago Black Hawks and the Toronto Maple Leafs score 5 goals in 1:24 (NHL record)
15/10/1980Greece defeat Denmark 1-0 in Copenhagen. Greek goalkeeper Nikos Sarganis performs great saves and gets the nickname ''Phantom''
15/10/1980Apostolos Nikolaidis, former president of SEGAS, ELPA and Panathinaikos dies. As an athlete he had competed in decathlon at the Antwerp 1920 Olympics
15/10/1969The greek television covers for the first time a football match held in Greece. The national team beat Switzerland 4-1 for the World Cup qualifying round. Koudas, Botinos (2) and Sideris score the goals
15/10/1968Al Oerter wins the gold medal in discus (64.78m) at the Mexico Olympics. It is his fourth gold olympic medal
15/10/1967Vicky Mosholiou gives birth to Mimis Domazosí daughter while Panathinaikos loses to Aris 2-1 at Harilaou
15/10/1967Gigi Meroni of Torino, the Italian ''George Best'', is killed in a car accident
15/10/1924Major Hugo Hekner lands ''Zeppellin 126'' in New York after crossing the Atlantic in 81 hours and 17 minutes (starting from Friedrichshafen)
15/10/191914 horses start for a 300 miles race from Vermont to Massachusetts ($1.000 prize)
15/10/1887Preston set british football record by beating Hyde United 26-0
15/10/1881''American Angler'', the first magazine about fishing in USA, is published
15/10/1520King Henry VIII sets bowling rules in Whitehead

 

             
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