Phantis:Selected anniversaries/October 23
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- 1839: The Holy Synod condemned the teachings of Theophilos Kairis and defrocked him.
- 1942: Greek units took part in the Battle of El Alamein.
- 1949: OTE was established - the Greek Public Sector was the only stockholder.
- 1974: Former Junta strongmen George Papadopoulos, Stylianos Pattakos and Nikolaos Makarezos were exiled to the island of Kea.
- Births: I.M. Panagiotopoulos, writer and philosopher (1901), Manolis Andronikos, archaeologist (1919), Manos Hadjidakis, music composer (1925)