- 1258: John IV Lascaris ascends to the throne of the Nicaean Empire
- 1913: Greek forces vacate Thrace in accordance with the terms of the Treaty of Bucharest.
- 1943: The last convoy of Thessaloniki Jews arrives in Auschwitz concentration camp.
- 1929: Ergotelis play their first derby against OFI Crete. The match never finishes as fans go on the rampage half an hour after kick-off.
- 1997: Niki Xanthou breaks the Greek women's record in the long jump with 7.03m.
- 2004: The shot put event of the Athens Olympic Games is held in ancient Olympia.
- 2005: Kostas Filippidis sets a new Greek record in the pole vault with a jump of 5.75m.