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November 17 annals

23/12/75: CIA station chief, Richard Welch, murdered in Psychico. 13/12/76: Discharged police officer Evangelos Mallios murdered in Palaio Faliron. 16/1/80: Riot squad Deputy Director Pantelis Petrou and driver Sotiris Stamoulis killed in Pangrati. 15/11/83: US Navy Captain George Tsantes, JUSMAGG chief, and driver Nikos Veloutsos murdered in Psychico. 3/4/84: JUSMAGG officer Robert Judd survives attack at Hellenikon. 21/2/85: Apogevmatini newspaper publisher Nikos Momferatos killed in Kolonaki with driver Panayiotis Roussetis. 26/11/85: Riot squad bus blown up in Kaisariani, killing officer Nikolaos Georgakopoulos. 8/4/86: Industrialist Dimitris Angelopoulos killed in Kolonaki. 5/10/86: Bomb attack at four taxation bureaus. 4/2/87: Dr achiarias Kapsalakis shot and injured in Halandri. 24/4/87: 11 American soldiers injured by blast on an air force bus in Rendi. 10/8/87: Another nine Americans injured after bomb explodes on bus at Kavouri. 21/1/88: November 17 members attempt to kill US official George Karos in Filothei. 1/3/88: Industrialist Alexandros Athanassiadis-Bodosakis murdered in Filothei. 23/3/88: Four vehicles belonging to Turkish diplomats damaged by bombs in Pangrati. 28/6/88: US Defense Attache William Nordeen killed by car bomb in Kifissia. 14/8/88: Six members of November 17 hold up four police officers in Vyronas police station and steal weapons. 10/1/89: Public prosecutor Constantine Androulidakis injured in the legs, dies a month later. 18/1/89: Public prosecutor Panayiotis Tarasouleas injured in Maroussi. 22/2/89: Luxury homes in Kolonaki, Halandri, Vrilissia bombed. 8/5/89: Former PASOK MP Giorgos Petsos injured by a car bomb in Filothei. 26/9/89: Parliamentary deputy Pavlos Bakoyiannis murdered in Kolonaki. 25/12/89: November 17 members break into storerooms at the Sykourio army camp, steal missiles, ammunition. 3/2/90: November 17 members steal World War II bazookas from War Museum. 15/5/90: 23 bomb explosions rock Ekali. 10/6/90: First missile attack launched against Procter and Gamble offices. 20/11/90: Businessman Vardis Vardinoyiannis escapes injury when three missiles are launched against his armored limousine in Erythraia. 16/12/90: Two missiles fired on the European Community offices, central Athens. 24/1/91: Bomb explodes at home of French defense attache, Mets. 28/1/91: American Express bank in central Athens hit by missile. 29/1/91: BP offices on Kifissias Avenue hit by missile. 10/3/91: Five tourist coaches damaged by bombs in Galatsi, Ano Kypseli. 13/3/91: US Army Sergeant Ronald Stewart killed by remote-controlled explosive device in Ano Glyfada. 31/3/91: Missile attack launched on Pendelicon Hotel in Kifissia. 27/4/91: Bomb explodes on tugboat Karapiperis in port of Perama. 2/5/91: Missile attack on branch of Public Power Corporation in Aghioi Anargyroi. 8/5/91: Siemens branch in Maroussi hit by two missiles. 16/5/91: Missile attack on Halyps Cement, Aspropyrgos. 31/5/91: Two missiles fired on Lowenbrau factory at Atalanti. 16/7/91: Car bomb injures Turkish Charge d’Affaires Deniz Bulukbasi in Psychico. 7/10/91: Turkish Embassy’s assistant press attache, Cetin Giorku, murdered. 2/11/91: Missile and hand grenade attack against riot squad bus in Exarchia kills police officer Yiannis Varis, 25, injures another six officers. 8/12/91: Two missiles hit Biohalko office in Nea Filothei. 14/7/92: Missile attack on limousine of Finance Minister Ioannis Palaiokrassas in Syntagma Sq. Passer-by Athanassios Axarlian, 22, killed by shrapnel. 31/11/92: Missile damages Nea Philadelphia tax office. 4/12/92: Bomb explodes at Maroussi tax office. 21/12/92: November 17 members injure New Democracy party deputy Eleftherios Papadimitriou, using. 38 and. 45 revolvers. 11/2/93: Bomb explodes at Moschato tax office. 23/2/93: Bomb attack on Haidari tax office, western Athens. 3/3/93: Peristeri tax office, also in western Athens, bombed. 9/3/93: Missile attack on Kaminia tax office near Piraeus. 11/3/93: Bombs hit Petroupolis tax office. 24/1/94: Michalis Vranopoulos, former governor of National Bank of Greece, killed in Kolonaki, driver Nikos Grispos injured. 11/4/94: Missile attacks on insurance companies Aliko and Nationale Nederlanden. Two other missiles fired at British aircraft carrier Ark Royal in Piraeus miss their target. 21/4/94: Bomb attack on Miele showroom in Psychico. 18/5/94: Missile attack on IBM office in Filellinon Street. 4/7/94: Turkish diplomat Omer Sipahioglu murdered. 15/3/95: Two missiles fired at Mega television studios in Paeania. 15/2/96: Missiles fired at US Embassy, striking outside wall. 28/5/97: Shipowner Costas Peratikos murdered in Piraeus. 3/2/98: Bombs hit McDonalds outlets in Halandri and Vrilissia. 19/2/98: Bomb explodes at General Motors showroom on Kifissias Ave. 12/5/98: Bombs explode outside showrooms of Chrysler, Katehaki Ave, and Opel, Mesogeion Ave. 1/4/99: Missile fired at PASOK headquarters, central Athens. 5/5/99: Three missiles fired at three different banks in Piraeus. 17/5/99: Missile strikes roof of German ambassador’s residence, Halandri. 8/6/2000: British defense attache Brigadier Stephen Saunders murdered on Kifissias Ave.