- 1843: The First National Council of Greece begins its work under the Presidency of 103-year old Panoutsos Notaras.
- 1866: The siege of Arkadi begins.
- 1901: During the "Evangelical Events", a student demonstration, by the temple of Olympian Zeus, turned bloody with 8 deaths.
- 1903: University students riot in Athens in protest of the play "Orestias" being performed in modern Greek. Three students will be killed by the Police.
- 1905: A major earthquake (7.5 on the Richter scale) strikes Mount Athos causing much damage.
- 1912: Greek forces enter the city of Mytilene during the First Balkan War.
- 1963: The new government under Georgios Papandreou is sworn in.
- 1968: Two Italians attempt to hijack an Olympic Airways aircraft after its departure from Orly Airport, Paris, France.
- 1974: The democratic regime under Constantine Karamanlis holds a referendum, which confirms the monarchy's abolition, with the monarchy receiving only one third of all votes cast.
- 1977: Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos announces that he had found the unopened tomb of Philip II of Macedon at Vergina, Pieria prefecture.
- 1926: APOEL FC is founded in Nicosia.
- 1931: AEK become the winner of the first Greek Football Cup tournament after prevailing over Aris with a 5-3 score at a final game played at Panathinaikos' stadium
- 1868: Michail Stefanidis, member of the Academy of Athens
- 1912: Stylianos Pattakos, general, member of Junta
- 1935: Stratos Dionysiou, popular singer, born at Nigrita, Serres
- 1953: Giorgos Foiros, football player and coach
- 1970: Juan Jose Borelli, former Panathinaikos footballer
- 1920: Saint Nectarius
- 2001: Aristides Moschos, folklore musician and sandouri instrument master
- 2005: Alekos Alexandrakis, theatrical and film actor