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- January 7: PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis visits the White House for talks with US President Donald Trump.
- January 22: Katerina Sakellaropoulou is elected to serve as the first female President of Greece.
- January 24: Fitch Ratings upgrades the credit ratings of Greece to BB (from BB-).
- February 24: The Athens Stock Exchange index crashes with a drop of 8.36%.
- February 26: Violent protests break out on the island of Lesbos over the proposed construction of new migrant camps.
- February 26: First person in Greece diagnosed with the Coronavirus.
- February 29: Turkey sends thousands of illegal migrants to the Greek border where they are met by riot police and army units.
- March 5: It is announced that, so far, 31 Greeks have been infected by the Coronavirus. At Rethymno, the local university closes for three days, due to a suspected case, while Panteios suspends classes for two.
- March 11: Schools and nurseries throughout Greece are closed for two weeks due to the Coronavirus.
- March 12: Greece reports its first fatality from a coronavirus infection: a 66-year-old man who had returned from a religious pilgrimage to Israel and Egypt at the end of February.
- March 13: Katerina Sakellaropoulou is sworn in as President of Greece.
- March 14: Two more people die in Greece from coronavirus infection, bringing the toll to three.
- March 20: The coronavirus infection claims its 10th victim in Greece. The latest victim is a woman - the previous nine were all men.
- March 21: An earthquake, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale, strikes Parga and the surrounding area.
- May 2: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale strikes the seacoast south of Ierapetra, Crete, causing a mini-tsunami.
- May 4: Greece begins to ease the restrictions imposed because of the Covid19 virus. Small shops are now allowed to re-open.
- May 16: Four men die in a cave in Loutraki while searching for German World War II-loot.
- June 4: Haris Alexiou announces her retirement during an interview on the TV show “Katalili ora” due to persisting voice problems.
- June 16: PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis pays an official visit to Israel - his first since the outbreak of the Covid19 virus.
- July 22: A large wildfire breaks out in Corinthia prefecture.
- July 24: Church bells throughout Greece and Cyprus toll mournfully as Turkey converts Hagia Sophia into a mosque.
- July 30: Health authorities in Greece confirm 65 new COVID-19 cases, in the last 24 hours, marking the largest single-day increase in new cases since the lockdown ended.
- January 5: Erika Breuer, actress
- January 17: Yiannis Michailidis, footballer
- January 31: Dimitris Papadopoulos, footballer
- March 1: Andreas Papaemmanouel, footballer
- March 24: Notis Tsintoglou, footballer
- March 30: Manolis Glezos, resistance fighter, politician
- May 1: Giorgos Zaimis, olympic sailor, gold medalist
- May 16: Gene Rossides, Greek-American political appointee and political lobbyist