- September 2: The Cretan revolt of 1866 - 1869 commences.
- September 11: The Cretan revolutionaries are defeated at Malaxa, Chania.
- October 12: The Cretan revolutionaries are defeated at Vafe, Chania.
- October 13: Cretans, under Col. P. Koroneos, defeat the Turkish army at Agios Myron, Heraklion.
- Date Unknown: Pavlos Nirvanas, writer