On this day

22/2/1821

Alexander Ypsilanti crossed the Pruth river and entered Moldavian territory.

22/2/1841

Cretans exiled in Athens, including V. Chales, G. Kames, Em. Pentelarow, An. Tsouderos, Vasilikogiorges, Em. Dektakes, the Chairetes brothers and Alexander Kouloundouros, arrived in Crete. In Askyphou, Sphakia, in agreement with Cretan warlords, the exiles declared a revolution against the Turks.

22/2/1908

Theodoros Asketes, the chief interpreter of the Greek consulate in Thessalonica, was murdered on account of the successful activity of the city’s Greek organization, which interrupted Bulgarian population settlement there.