- 322 BC: The Battle of Crannon is fought between Macedon and Athens.
- 1863: Prince George of Denmark leaves his native country to take up his new post as King of Greece.
- 1976: Cyprus holds its third parliamentary elections.
- 1997: Athens is awarded the 2004 Summer Olympics.
- 1998: The National Football Team of Cyprus defeat Spain 3-2 in a Euro 2000 qualifier.
- 1934: Freddy Germanos, writer, TV presenter
- 1998: Takis Papoulidis, football player
- 2007: Nikos Nikolaidis, film director
- 2011: Georgios-Alexandros Mangakis, professor, anti-Junta activist