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- January 27: An Athens Appellate Court acquits Police Officer Athanasios Melistas in the 1985 shooting of 15-year old student Kaltezas.
- February 3: Two bazookas are stolen from the Greek War Museum.
- February 5: The Revolutionary Organization 17 November sends a proclamation to the "Epikairotita" newspaper, assuming responsibility for stealing two bazookas from the Greek War Museum.
- February 27: Despite opposition from the Church, divorce laws are reformed and the civil wedding ceremony is introduced in Cyprus.
- March 6: The Kiappe scandal breaks out in Greece as Eleftherotypia reveals the existance of a letter, supposedly sent to FIFA by referee Kostas Dimitriadis, which alleges that football results in Greece are fixed by certain "groups".
- March 13: Eleftherotypia publishes the "Kiappe letter".
- March 19: It is revealed that the "Kiappe letter" is a fraud, written by EPO employee, Konstantinos Kiappe, himself.
- April 8: New Democracy win the 3rd parliamentary elections held within a year with 46.8% of the vote and 150 seats.
- May 4: Constantine Karamanlis is elected President of Greece.
- May 14: The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) send a letter to FIFA stating that there are no "groups" that fix football results in Greece, thus ending the "Kiappe scandal".
- May 18: 17-year old footballer, Yiannis Tsatsanis - nicknamed "Marcellino" - is kidnapped for ransom. Three months later, he will be found dead near Skourta, Boeotia.
- May 21: Greece recognises the state of Israel.
- May 30: A liver transplant is performed for the first time in Greece.
- June 2: AEK defeat Olympiakos 3-2 to win the first Greek League Cup.
- June 29: Maria Christoforidou wins 3 gold medals at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tenerife.
- July 4: Cyprus applies for membership in the European Union.
- July 8: Greece and the US sign a new agreement concerning military bases on Greek soil.
- September 9: Greek-American Pete Sampras wins his first Grand Slam title after defeating Andre Agassi at the US Open.
- October 14: Antonis Tritsis defeats actress-activist Melina Mercouri and is elected Mayor of Athens. Tritsis received 50.15% of the vote against Mercouri's 45.94%.
- November 20: Businessman Vardis Vardinoyiannis escapes a rocket attack on his car by the Revolutionary Organisation 17 November.
- December 11: The "Hour of the Prime Minister" is established in Parliament. Constantine Mitsotakis answers to Charilaos Florakis on the subject of German World War II reparations
- August 29: Andreas Varikas, manager of Panionios BC dies aged 45. Panionios hold a basketball tournament every year in his honor.