- January 10: Clashes break out in Athens between followers of the Julian calendar and followers of the Gregorian calendar.
- July 1: A major earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) strikes Laconia.
- July 31: 100 athletes participate at the Hellenic American Games in a New York stadium. The meeting is organized by the Greek clubs of New York and Chicago and performances are better than the Greek national records.
- October 30: Failed assassination attempt against Pavlos Kountouriotis, President of the Hellenic Republic
- October 31: The Hellenic Football Federation suspends the clubs of Olympiakos, Panathinaikos and AEK.
- September 1: Vangelis Perpiniadis, laika singer
- September 13: Tzannis Tzannetakis, politician, Prime Minister
- September 27: Archbishop Chrysostomos I of Cyprus.