- 1824: The Battle of Gerontas takes place.
- 1828: A French force of 16,000 men lands in Messenia to force Ibrahim Pasha out of Peloponnesus.
- 1878: The first Cyprus newspaper, "Kypros-Cyprus", hits the stands in Nicosia. It consisted of two pages in Greek and two pages in English.
- 1949: The Battle of Grammos-Vitsi ends in a decisive victory for the national forces who are now in firm control of all of Greece. The Greek Civil War, for all practical purposes, is over.
- 1962: PM Constantine Karamanlis inaugurates the Athens - Lamia national route.
- 1975: 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'"!.
- 2004: The closing ceremonies are held for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens. Anna Vissi, Dionisis Savvopoulos, Marinella and other top Greek singers give memorable performances.
- 1987: First Super Cup held in Greece. Olympiakos vs OFI (1-0)
- 1990: Andreas Varikas, manager of Panionios BC dies aged 45. Panionios hold a basketball tournament every year in his honor.
- 2004: Alexandros Nikolaidis wins the silver medal in the 80kgs of taekwondo after losing in the final from Korean Sung Moon Dae at the Athens Olympic Games.
- 2014: Ilias Iliadis wins gold in judo at the 2014 World Championships in Chelnyabinsk, Russia.
- 1921: Sotiria Bellou, singer
- 1931: Stelios Kazantzidis, popular singer
- 1932: Lakis Petropoulos, football player and coach
- 1934: Dimitris Papamichail, actor
- 1938: Petros Yiallouros, EOKA youth (ANE) member
- 1946: Dimitris Christofias, Cypriot politician