- May 1: New banknotes are put into circulation in Greece in new Drachmas (1000 old drachmas = 1 new drachma).
- May 21: Greece and Bulgaria resume diplomatic relations after 13 years.
- June 2: Yugoslavia's Marshall Tito visits Athens.
- June 5: Greece, Turkey and Yugoslavia announce a Balkan Pact for mutual self-defense.
- June 21: Human artificial insemination is performed for the first time in Greece
- November 10: Georgios Grivas arrives secretly in Cyprus with the aim of organising and starting the struggle for Enosis against the British.
- November 21: The first round of the municipal elections is held throughout Greece. Gen Pausanias Katsotas is elected in Athens, Dimitrios Sapounakis in Piraeus.
- November 28: The second round of the municipal elections is held. Minas Patrikios is elected mayor of Thessaloniki.
- October 5: George Koskotas, convicted former banker and Olympiakos president.
- October 19: Fernando Santos, football coach
- October 26: Vasilis Chatzipanagis, footballer