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- January 30: Anorthosis Famagusta FC is founded.
- February 12: A number of professors from the University of Athens petition Parliament to declare the Katharevousa version of the Greek language as the one and only official language of the Greek state.
- February 26: Serious debates take place on the matter of the Greek language. Writer/MP Lorentzos Mavilis states in Parliament: "there is no vulgar language. Only vulgar people". University students protest against poet Kostis Palamas' strong pro-Demotic stand.
- March 31: A French military delegation under Gen. Eydoux, arrives in Greece. Its task is to reform the Hellenic Army.
- April 4: A major earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) strikes Thera and the surrounding area.
- April 9: Kostis Palamas is suspended for a month by the University of Athens for his defence of the Demotic version of the Greek language.
- April 11: An English military delegation arrives in Greece. Its task is to reform the Hellenic Navy.
- September 1: The Battleship Georgios Averof is commissioned by the Hellenic Navy.
- November 7: The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople closes all churches until the persecution of Christians stops.
- July 29: Archbishop Iakovos of North and South America.
- October 23: Antonis Migiakis, football player and coach.
- November 2: Odysseus Elytis, Nobel prize winning poet, born in Heraklion, Crete
- December 14: Georgios Ivanof, athlete, hero of the resistance.
- December 18: Eleni Vlachos, newspaper publisher
- January 3: Alexandros Papadiamantis, writer.
- November 3: Constantine Christomanos, poet, writer, innovator of the Greek theatrical scene