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- January 10: EOKA fighter Fotis Pittas is arrested by the British.
- January 18: EOKA guerilla fighter, Markos Drakos, is ambushed and slain by the British at Solea, Cyprus.
- February 14: The trial of EOKA fighter, Evagoras Pallikaridis, commences.
- February 17: EOKA fighter Stylianos Lenas is wounded in a battle with British soldiers.
- March 2: The Battle of Machairas begins as the British come upon the cave where Grigoris Afxentiou and his men were hiding out.
- March 3: The Battle of Machairas concludes in the early hours of the morning, with the death by burning of Grigoris Afxentiou.
- March 14: Evagoras Pallikaridis is hanged in the Central Jail of Lefkosia.
- March 28:EOKA fighter Stylianos Lenas dies from his injuries.
- April 17: Archbishop Makarios III receives a hero's welcome in Athens upon his return from the Seychelles where he had been exiled by the British.
- April 25: A major earthquake (7.2 on the Richter scale) strikes Rhodes and the surrounding areas including the neighbouring Turkish coasts.
- May 15: Stadiou and Akadimias become one way streets in Athens.
- May 31: Former ELAS commander Stefanos Sarafis is killed by a car driven by a US NCO. EDA calls it premeditated murder.
- June 19: Archbishop Makarios III presents to the world a list of well-documented, specific cases of torture that have taken place in Cyprus during Sir John Harding's administration.
- July 15: Panathinaikos and Olympiakos draw 0-0 in the first playoff for the league title.
- July 18: Olympiakos defeat Panathinaikos 1-0 in their second playoff game and win the 1957 league title.
- November 22: The elementary school diploma becomes a necessary certification for any kind of job in Greece. More evening schools are created to combat illiteracy.
- March 3: Grigoris Afxentiou, second in command of EOKA.
- March 14: Evagoras Pallikaridis, EOKA fighter.
- March 28: Stylianos Lenas, EOKA fighter
- November 25: Prince George of Greece, former High Commissioner of Crete.
- November 25: Michail Stefanidis, member of the Academy of Athens
- November 26: Petros Voulgaris, Admiral, Prime Minister