- January 13: The AEK- Olympiakos derby is interrupted five minutes before the end (1-2) when violent riots break out. Outside the Nea Philadelphia stadium a young fan is killed from a fire cracker. The match is repeated in Rhodes one month later and AEK win by 1-0 (Batista).
- February 7: President of the Greek Weightlifting Federation Giannis Sgouros brings Pyrros Dimas to Greece.
- February 10: Athens mayor Antonis Tritsis visits the bombed capital of Iraq, Baghdad
- February 16: Panathinaikos footballer, Danut Lupu, is arrested as leader of a criminal gang.
- February 24: Nikos Machlas makes his debut with OFI.
- February 27: Aleka Papariga is elected Secretary General of the Communist Party of Greece.
- February 28: Even without their fans, Aris beat Leverkusen 133-117 for the European Champions Cup. Aris were punished for the violence that broke out when the lights went out during a devastating game against Barcelona
- March 11: The trial for the Bank of Crete scandal begins with Giorgos Koskotas as the chief defendant.
- March 13: The Revolutionary Organization 17 November detonate a remote-controlled bomb that kills US Sgt. Ronald Stewart in Glyfada.
- March 26: PAOK defeat Zaragoza 76-72 and win the European Cupwinners' Cup.
- April 9: A fire set on a Greek bus in Istanbul causes the death of 36 tourists. The culprit had Grey Wolves connections.
- April 10: Panionios BC win their only Greek Cup by defeating PAOK 73-70.
- April 18: Agamemnon Koutsogiorgas dies as a result of a stroke he suffered during the George Koskotas trial.
- April 12: Greek-American Senator, Paul Tsongas, announces his candidacy for the US Presidency.
- June 1: George Koskotas arrives in Athens after his extradition from the US. He is promptly jailed by Greek authorities.
- June 4: FIBA celebrated the basketball jubilee by organizing an international tournament at Piraeus' Peace and Friendship Stadium. Italy ranked first and Greece second.
- June 7: Judicial authorities in Greece decide to prosecute all the newspapers that published the last proclamation of the Revolutionary Organisation 17 November.
- June 7: Panagiotis Fassoulas scores 34 points, a personal record, against the national team of CIS and Greece wins with 93-85 during the FIBA Basketball Jubilee which is celebrated at the Piraeus Peace and Friendship Stadium.
- June 9: Fifty refugees from Northern Epirus are baptised in the Sakouleva River, Florina prefecture.
- June 24: A bomb explodes near the Archaeological Museum in Athens injuring six policemen.
- June 28: The 11th Mediterranean Games open in Greece. 3,500 athletes take part in 23 events.
- July 16: The Revolutionary Organization 17 November unsuccessfully attempt to murder Turkish Charge d' Affaires Deniz Bölükbaşı.
- July 18: US president George Bush lands in Greece on an official state visit.
- July 22: Fossils of rhinoceri, antilopes and giraffes are found in Chalkidiki.
- August 2: The daily sports journal Ora gia Sport is first published. The Sebos family is the publisher after their withdrawal from Athlitiki Iho.
- August 4: Greek-owned ship, MTS Oceanos, sinks off the coast of Durban, S. Africa. Its captain and crew are heavily criticised for abandoning the ship before any passengers were rescued.
- September 7: Cetin Gorgu, Turkish assistant press attache, is shot and killed in his car in Pangrati, Athens. The Revolutionary Organisation 17 November assume responsibility.
- September 18: Athinaikos draw 0-0 with Manchester United for the Cup Winners' Cup.
- November 2: Policeman Yiannis Varis is killed and 6 other policemen are injured by a rocket and grenade attack on a MAT bus in Exarchia, Athens. The Revolutionary Organization 17 November assumes responsibility.
- November 2: Bartholomew is elected Patriarch of Constntinople.
- November 20: The European Parliament salutes the 2,500 anniversary of the birth of democracy in Greece.
- December 28: First All-Star basketball game in Greece. A team of Greek players faces a team of foreigners playing in the Greek championship. A dunk by John Hutson thrashes the board.
- January 3: Kleanthis Maropoulos, footballer
- January 6: Anna Mantzourani, actress.
- January 10: Dimitris Myrat, stage actor.
- January 31: Kostas Moundakis, Cretan musician
- April 18: Agamemnon Koutsogiorgas, politician
- Date Unknown: Pavlos Oikonomou-Gouras, diplomat, Foreign Minister
- August 4: Nikiforos Vrettakos, poet
- August 4: Giorgos Mouflouzelis, rebetika musician.
- August 29: Alekos Sakellarios, writer and producer of theatrical plays.