- 1823: Lord Byron leaves Genoa for Greece.
- 1906: A pogrom takes place against the Greeks of Philippoupolis (Plovdiv), Eastern Rumelia.
- 1931: A severe gastroenteritis epidemic breaks out in Piraeus with 168 victims, mostly children under 2 years of age.
- 1972: Demetrius I is ordained Patriarch of Constantinople.
- 1991: The Revolutionary Organization 17 November unsuccessfully attempt to murder Turkish Charge d' Affaires Deniz Bölükbaşı.