|2012||June: Second round of elections leades to ND led coalition.
May: Election ends inconclusively.
April 4: 77 year old retired pharmacist commits suidide in Syntagma Square.
|2011||Nov: Lucas Papademos becomes PM|
|2010||Sept. 9th: Cabinet shuffle.
May: Greece and IMF reach agreement on loan
|Nov||Greek bond spreads start to increase dramatically|
|Oct||Pasok returned to power|
|Sept||Elections are announced for Oct. 4.|
|August||Massive forest fires burn in Attica|
|June||New Acropolis museum opens on the 20th.|
|August||Olympic Games end as a logistical success confounding predictions of disaster.|
|August||Rio-Antirio bridge opens, longest cable-stayed bridge in the world at 2.8km.|
|July||July-Aug issue of Odyssey reports studies that show that as Greeks shift off of traditional cuisine to modern foods, that they are becoming less healthy and more subject to heart disease.|
|Last modified 2/20/13; posted 8/29/04; original content © 2013, 2004 John P. Nordin|