- January 3: General Nikolaos Plastiras forms a government in the midst of the post-World War II crisis. His greatest achievement will be the Varkiza Agreement.
- January 11: A ceasefire is agreed upon between the British and the forces of EAM-ELAS
- February 2: Negotiations begin at Varkiza between the government of Nikolaos Plastiras and the leadership of EAM.
- February 12: The Varkiza Agreement is signed - it was an agreement that terminated institutionally the political and military fighting of December 1944 ("December events") and aimed at reconciliating the opposite blocs of the country.
- February 21: Gen. Georgios Tsolakoglou is put on trial for treason, having surrendered the Greek Army in 1941 and serving as a quisling PM.
- March 7: Prime Minister Nikolaos Plastiras rules out Communists for his cabinet.
- March 23: DDT arrives in Greece to combat malaria.
- April 8: Petros Voulgaris forms a government.
- April 9: Greece resumes diplomatic relations with Argentina.
- June 16: Aris Velouchiotis blows himself up with a hand grenade to avoid arrest. The former EAM leader had been denounced by the Greek Communist Party and was wanted by both royalists and communists.
- August 19: Gen Georgios Tsolakoglou's death sentence is commuted to life imprisonment by a special court.
- November 1: Panagiotis Kanellopoulos forms a government.
- November 22: Themistoklis Sofoulis forms a government.
- December 31: Athens Archbishop Damaskinos becomes the Regent for King George II who has not yet returned to Greece.
- February 13: Christos Terzanidis, football player.
- February 18: Nicky Kalogeropoulos, tennis player.
- Antonis Antoniadis, footballer
- Yiannis Ioannidis, basketball coach, politician
- Themis Rigas, footballer