- 1828: Ioannis Kapodistrias appoints Petrobey Mavromichalis, Georgios Kountouriotis, Spyridon Trikoupis and Andreas Zaimis to his cabinet.
- 1835: Kyriakos Serfiotis is sworn in as the first mayor of Piraeus.
- 1948: The Democratic Army of Greece is repelled at Edessa.
- 1975: CIA Station Chief Richard Welch is assassinated outside his villa in Psychiko. A previously unheard of organisation called the "Revolutionary Organization 17 November" takes responsibility.
- 1923: Stjepan Bobek, coached Panathinaikos and Olympiakos.
- 1928: Chronis Aidonidis, folklore singer, born in Karoti, Evros
- 1953: Gogo Atzoletaki, actress
- 1976: Dimitris Mavrogenidis, footballer.