- 330: Constantinople becomes the capital of the Roman Empire.
- 1879: Dimitrios Soutsos is elected Mayor of Athens.
- 1933: Gen. Ioannis Metaxas and several members of the Popular Party government suggest that Eleftherios Venizelos be prosecuted as responsible for the unsuccessful coup d'etat of March 6.
- 1934: Labour demonstrations in Kalamata turn bloody as police kill four demostrators.
- 1958: Constantine Karamanlis is reelected PM with ERE winning 41.16% of the vote. Surprisingly, the United Democratic Left comes in second with 24.42%.
- 1964: Two Greek officers and a Greek Cypriot policeman are machine-gunned to death in Famagusta. Another Greek officer is injured. The four men were in a vehicle that was stopped by Turkish-Cypriot irregulars.
- 1984: The Security Council of the UN condemns the exhange of ambassadors between Turkey and the self-proclaimed "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus"
- 1952: Rigas Efsthathiadis breaks the Greeks record in the pole vault with 4.17m.
- 1993: Olympiakos win the first professional Basketball Championship (organized by ESAK) when Panathinaikos refuse to play the last playoff game at Peace and Friendship Stadium.
- 483: Justinian I, Byzantine emperor
- 1771: Lascarina Bouboulina, heroine of the Greek Revolution
- 1942: Former Princess Irene of Greece
- 1946: Milton Viera, footballer