Independence of Kalamata ‑ Greek
|Event Name||Independence of Kalamata - Greek|
|Start Date||23rd Mar 2017 12:00am|
The Battle of Kalamata took place on 23 March 1821 between the Greek irregular revolutionary forces and the Ottoman forces of the city. It was one of the first events of the Greek War of Independence. The result was the capture of the city by the Greeks. Kalamata became the first city to be liberated.