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- February 3: The Turkish government announces its intention to continue the banishment of members of the Greek community in Istanbul.
- February 7: Several high-ranking police officers are indicted in the Grigoris Lambrakis assassination trial.
- March 18: Archbishop Makarios III asks the Greek government to replace Gen. Georgios Grivas as head of the Greek forces in Cyprus.
- March 30: AEK become the first Greek club to play in the semi-finals of the European Champions' Cup of basketball. They lose to Slavia Prague 103-73.
- August 16: Giorgos Koudas debuts with Olympiakos in a pre-season friendly. Koudas will return to PAOK in 1967 without having played a single competitive game for Olympiakos.
- September 2: Christos Papanikolaou wins the silver medal (5.05m) in pole vault at the European Championships in Budapest. East German Wolfgang Nordwig, his worthy opponent in many major competitions, wins the gold medal (5.10m)
- September 6: Dimitrios Tsafendas assassinates Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd of South Africa.
- November 14: The "Aspida" trial commences in Athens.
- November 30: The University of Patras is inaugurated.
- December 8: The ferry "Heraklion" sinks off the Aegean island of Falkonera killing 217 passengers.
- December 22: The "apostate" government of Stephanos Stephanopoulos falls as the National Radical Union party withdraw their support.
- December 29: Emmanouil Emmanouilidis and Spyros Kotzamanis are found guilty of "grievous bodily injuries" in the Grigorios Lambrakis trial in Thessaloniki. All the other accused are unanimously acquitted.
- February 1: Kyros Vassaras, international referee.
- February 1: Vasilis Dimitriadis, footballer.
- February 3: Kostas Patavoukas, basketball player.
- February 14: Valerios Leonidis, weightlifter
- December 25: Nikolaos Dandolas, known as Nick the Greek, at the age of 83. Considered one of the biggest gamblers in American history.
- December 29: Giorgos Moschos, basketball player
- Stylianos Gonatas, general, politician