- 1821: During the Greek War of Independence, Athens is liberated by Greek forces under Dimos Antoniou.
- 1825: Ibrahim Pasha routes a force of 1,500 Greeks at Sphacteria.
- 1831: The government of Ioannis Kapodistrias publishes the first law concerning the press.
- 1912: Italian forces capture Rhodes.
- 1944: Greek guerrilas and British commandos kidnap Gen. Heinrich Kreipe, commander of the German garrison of Crete.