- 1827: The Third National Assembly elects Ioannis Kapodistrias as governor of Greece.
- 1841: The National Bank of Greece is established. Its first director is Georgios Stavrou.
- 1847: Greece recalls its Ambassador to Turkey, Emmanouil Argyropoulos.
- 1870: The bandit gang of Christos and Takos Arvanitakis kidnaps several British tourists and an Italian diplomat at Dilesi.
- 1921: The Second Battle of Inonu ends in defeat for the Greek Army.
- 1944: Warrant Officer, Sotiris Skantzikas, is one of 50 POWs executed by the Germans after "The Great Escape" from Stalag Luft III.
- 1952: Communist official Nikos Beloyiannis and three companions are executed at Goudi despite the public outcry.
- 1968: Dictator George Papadopoulos adopts the slogan "Greece of Greek Christians".
- 1983: The 5-day, 40-hour work week is enacted for private industry in Greece.
- 1995: After an act by the Greek Parliament, the shipyards of Skaramanga are privatised.
- 1966: AEK become the first Greek club to play in the semi-finals of the European Champions' Cup of basketball. They lose to Slavia Prague 103-73.