- 1836: By Royal order the Greek Royal Mint is established.
- 1878: British troops occupy the island of Cyprus.
- 1900: Stadiou, Ermoi Aeolou and Philellinon streets in Athens were gaslit.
- 1942: King George II addresses the American Congress.
- 1943: 19 Greeks are executed by German occupation troops in retaliation for the blowing up of an Italian ship in Piraeus harbour.
- 1982: The Drachma is devalued by 15%.
- 1995: Two earthquakes strike Aigio causing 25 deaths.
- 1952: Rigas Efsthathiadis breaks the Greeks record in the pole vault with 4.21m.
- 2008: Aphrodite Skafida breaks the Greek pole vault record with a jump of 4.55m
- 2008: Stella Papadopoulou breaks the Greek hammer throw record with a 71.80m performance.
- 1909: Peter Clentzos, athlete
- 1917: Michalis Genitsaris, rebetiko singer
- 1946: Demis Roussos, singer
- 1953: Yiannis Pathiakakis, football player
- 1963: Daniil Papadopoulos, football player
- 1969: Nasos Galakteros, basketball player