- February 26: Vasilis Kyriakou scores five goals in the Alpha Ethniki match Aegaleo - Apollon Athens 2-6.
- April 3: Panagiotis Kanellopoulos forms a government.
- April 21: A military Junta, led by George Papadopoulos, assumes power in Greece after a nearly bloodless coup d'etat.
- May 1: Footballer Mimis Domazos marries popular singer Vicky Moscholiou.
- May 14: Palace Priest Hieronymus is elected Archbishop of Athens.
- July 12: The Junta strips 480 persons of their Greek citizenship.
- July 26: Patriarch Athenagoras meets with Pope Paul VI in Constantinople.
- August 7: Christos Papanikolaou smashes the Greek record in decathlon with 6.073 points.
- August 21: Composer/politician Mikis Theodorakis is arrested by the military government of Greece. He will spend the next five months in prison.
- September 9: Greek PM Konstantinos Kollias and Turkish PM Suleyman Demirel meet at Kesan, Eastern Thrace, Turkey.
- October 17: Christos Papanikolaou breaks the Greek record in the pole vault with 5.30m.
- October 31: Rauf Denktash is arrested after having entered Cyprus illegally.
- November 2: The first, for Greece, open heart surgery procedure is successfully performed at Evangelismos Hospital in Athens
- November 15: A Cypriot patrol, under General Georgios Grivas, is shot at while removing roadblocks around Kofinou. A battle ensues that nearly becomes the cause of war between Greece and Turkey.
- November 18: The Greek government recalls Gen Georgios Grivas from Cyprus.
- November 20: Coach Marton Bukovi, who helped Olympiakos to their first two Alpha Ethniki championships, resigns after his team loses four games in succession.
- November 29: The Pipinelis - Caglayangil accord temporarily halts the Greco-Turkish tension over Cyprus. As part of the accord, Greece was obligated to withdraw the division sent by Georgios Papandreou in 1964.
- February 10: Giorgos Kasnaferis, international referee.
- February 26: Rainer Rauffmann, German-Cypriot footballer