- January 2: Under its 1/1929 circular, SEGAS invites all Balkan federations to participate in the organization of the Balkan Track & Field Meeting. Romania, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria will respond positively.
- January 20: Aspasia Karatza wins the title of Miss Star Hellas in the first Greek beauty pageant.
- April 7: The National Football Team of Greece play their first international game against Italy's B' Team. They lose 1-4 (60' Alvertos Namias).
- August 4: Ergotelis FC play their first match: a 4-0 victory over Leon at Handax Stadium in Heraklio, Crete.
- August 18: Ergotelis play their first derby against OFI Crete. The match never finishes as fans go on the rampage half an hour after kick-off.
- October 8: Photius II becomes Patriarch of Constantinople.
- October 26: : Eleftherios Venizelos inaugurates the Marathon dam, which later helps form Lake Marathon
- Yiannis Psycharis, writer