On this day

1/7/1821

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.

1/7/1828

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.

1/7/1913

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.