- January 8: By order of the Greek Military High Command, the "phoenix arising from its ashes" is removed from officers' hats and other military insignia.
- January 14: Dimitrios Ioannidis is arrested and jailed after he refuses to testify before the public prosecutor.
- February 3: Former Viceroy Georgios Zoitakis is jailed.
- February 13: The "Turkish Republic of North Cyprus" is declared independent by Turkish Cypriots. Only Turkey recogises the breakaway "state".
- February 23: The National Football Team of Greece is embarassed 2-0 by Malta in La Valetta.
- February 24: An attempted coup d'etat against the Karamanlis government is foiled. 39 officers are charged with attempted rebellion. As many of the officers involved were arrested in the middle of the night, this goes down in history as the "Pyjamas coup d'etat".
- March 19: Aristotle Onassis is buried in Skorpios island. During the funeral, Christina Onassis falls out with Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis over the inheritance.
- March 26: Giorgos Delikaris plays in a World XI selection against Anderlecht in honour of Paul Van Himst.
- April 9: Loukas Louka breaks the Greek shot put record with an effort of 19.84m.
- April 25: Nikolaos Dertilis is jailed pending trial for his involvement in the Athens Polytechnic Institute events.
- May 22: George Papadopoulos, Stylianos Pattakos, Nikolaos Makarezos and 21 other Junta members are ordered to stand trial on charges of high treason and rebellion.
- May 30: Dimitris Patronis breaks the Greek record in the high jump with 2.22m.
- June 11: The Constitution of Greece is ratified.
- June 12: Greece formally requests to become a member of the European Economic Community.
- June 19: Konstantinos Tsatsos is elected President of the Greek Republic.
- July 6: Kyriakos Onesiphorou breaks the Greek record for the 400m with 46.56.
- July 21: Athens daily "Eleftherotypia" begins publication.
- July 21: 21 military officers are put on trial for involvement in the "Pyjama Coup" of February 24.
- July 28: The trial of George Papadopoulos, Stylianos Pattakos, Nikolaos Makarezos and other Junta members commences.
- August 23: The trial of George Papadopoulos, Stylianos Pattakos, Nikolaos Makarezos and other Junta members ends with the three former strongmen found guilty of insurrection and treason. They are sentenced to death.
- August 29: PM Constantine Karamanlis converts the death sentences handed out to the Junta strongmen to life imprisonment sentences with the words "when I say 'life imprisonment', I MEAN 'life imprisonment'"!.
- October 16: The trial of Dimitrios Ioannidis, George Papadopoulos, Nikolaos Dertilis and others, concerning the events of November 1973 at the Athens Polytechnic Institute commences.
- December 7: Vassilis Hadjipanagis plays his first game in Greece for Iraklis against Atromitos Athens (1-1). The game was held at the National Stadium of Veria.
- December 9: 22 officers are convicted of torture during the regime of the Junta. Among those convicted are: Theodoros Theofilogiannakos and Nikolaos Hadjizisis who are sentenced to seven years incarceration.
- December 23: CIA Station Chief Richard Welch is assassinated outside his villa in Psychiko. A previously unheard of organisation called the "Revolutionary Organization 17 November" takes responsibility.
- December 30: The trial for the events at the Athens Polytechnic School student uprising comes to an end with all defendants found guilty as charged. Dimitrios Ioannidis, Stavros Varnavas and Nikolaos Dertilis are given life sentences.