On this day

20/6/1821

The local warlords of the Gioldases clan, Katsikogiannes, Braskos and others, attacked the Turks under Veli Bey in Karpe-nesi forcing them to abandon the region and retreat to Epirus.

20/6/1913

Division VI of the Hellenic Army captured the Bulgarian for ward positions in Xylopolis, near Lachanas.

20/6/1919

The Hellenic Army's 4th Infantry Regiment counterattacked and recaptured Aydin, which had been captured by the Turks on 17 June, after a surprise attack. As the Turks departed from the city, they set fires and massacred its inhabitants. Of the 7,500 inhabitants of the city and the 3,500 refugees from the surround¬ing villages who had sought shelter there, 6,500 were murdered or abducted.

20/6/1919

The Greek Expeditionary Corps of southern Russia began to be transported by sea from Romania to Asia Minor.