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- January 15: A committee is established to organise the transfer of the remains of Andreas Kalvos from England to Greece
- April 11: Nikos Syllas breaks the Greek record in the discus: 51.00m
- April 15: Archaeological digs bring to light a palace in ancient Pylos, possibly that of Trojan War hero King Nestor.
- July 1: Ioannis Palamiotis breaks the Greek record for the triple jump with 14.87m.
- July 7: Ioannis Drosopoulos is approved as governor of the Bank of Greece
- July 8: Ioannis Palamiotis breaks the Greek record for the triple jump with 15.03m. This record - the first time a Greek athlete broke the 15m barrier - will stand for 17 years.
- September 24: Radio BBC broadcasts in Greece for the first time.
- January 3: Nikos Alefantos, football player and coach
- January 13: Jacek Gmoch, football coach.
- January 16: Archbishop of Athens and all Greece Christodoulos.
- January 21: Phaedon Georgitsis, actor.
- July 2: Alexandros Panagoulis, anti-Junta activist and politician.
- July 21: John Negroponte, Greek-American career diplomat
- July 23: Nicholas Gage, Greek-American writer and journalist.
- October 23: Myron Anyfandakis, athlete (javelin throw)
- October 31: Yiannis Kalamitsis, theatrical playwriter, reporter and radio producer