- 364: Valens is proclaimed emperor in the east. His brother, Valentinian I, retains rule over the west.
- 1821: Three days after the proclamation of the Greek Revolution, a provisional government is formed in the liberated city of Kalamata.
- 1832: Augustinos Kapodistrias is forced to resign from his post as Governor of Greece.
- 1921: During the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922), battles break out along the Afyon Karahisar - Eskisehir line.
- 1930: The Turkish government announces that henceforth Constantinople shall be called Istanbul. Angora is officially named Ankara.
- 1948: The National Forces make a second unsuccessful attempt to dislodge the Democratic Army of Greece from the Mourgana mountains.
- 1957: EOKA fighter, Stylianos Lenas, who was wounded in a firfight with British soldiers on February 17, succumbs to his wounds. He is buried without a funeral at the Imprisoned Tombs in the Central Jail of Nicosia.
- 1964: The Turkish government starts expelling ethnic Greeks. During the 1964, almost 10,000 Greeks will be forced out of Turkey.
- 1964: Saudi King Ibn Saud is ousted by his brother Faisal. He will take refuge in Greece where he will spend the rest of his life.
- 1972: Dictator George Papadopoulos becomes: Royal Regent, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Defence Minister and President of the Greek Parliament.
- 1994: EU representative Van der Brook asks Greek PM Andreas Papandreou to lift all the measures his government has taken against FYROM.
- 2003: Greek police put an end to the hijacking of a Turkish jet which landed at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. All 192 passengers and 11 crew members are safe.
- 2010: A bomb goes off in Athens killing a 15-year old boy.
- 2013: Banks reopen in Cyprus after nearly two weeks of being shut. Restrictions are imposed on transactions and the flow of capital.
- 1962: Takis Loukanidis debuts in a Panathinaikos jersey against AEK. His team win the game at Nea Philadelphia Stadium with two goals by Kostas Toumbelis and one by Mimis Domazos after being down 2-0.
- 1884: Angelos Sikelianos, writer
- 1893: Spyros Skouras, Greek-American President of 20th Century Fox
- 1994: Stefanos Kapino, footballer