On this day


Twenty tw warlords agreed to the appointment of Demetrios Ypsilanti as commander in chief at Trikorpha in Arcadia, and requested that he assume direction of the siege of Tripolitsa.


The Military Academy of Cadets began to operate in Nauplion, under the aegis of John Capodistria and named "The Cadet Com¬pany." The Corsican Captain Santelli was appointed as its com¬mander, while the Bavarian Heydek became its Superintendent. The actual founding charter was signed later, on 21 December 1828.


The 21st Infantry Regiment of Division VII advanced from the Angista railway station and after a fight liberated Drama. In themeanwhile the Bulgarians retreated to the east and to the north, committing atrocities along the way.