Phantis:Selected anniversaries/April 22
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- 1821: The Battle of Alamana took place during the Greek War of Independence.
- 1906: The 1906 Athens "Olympiad" commenced. This competition was outside the Olympic Games' four-year cycle and was organised in order to revive the Games which were in danger of dying out after the 1904 St Louis circus-like flop.
- 1980: Soviet cosmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova, visited Athens.
- Births: Spyros Markezinis, economist, politician (1909)
- Deaths: Giorgos Economidis, radio host, songwriter (1985).