- 1428: Future emperor Constantine XI Palaeologus marries Maddalena Tocco, his first wife.
- 1863: France, Britain and Russia sign an agreement with Denmark concerning the election of Prince George as King of Greece.
- 1920: The Greek Army enters Panormos during the first Greek offensive of the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922)
- 1927: A major earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) strikes Laconia.
- 1946: The first eleven special military courts are set up in Greece following the Emergency Measures Act of June 17.
- 1963: Aristotle Onassis acquires Skorpios island off the coast of Lefkada.
- 1995: Former Crown Prince Pavlos marries American Marie-Chantal Miller in London. 10 New Democracy MPs attend the wedding causing a stir in Greek politics
- 2009: A ban on smoking in nearly all enclosed public places goes into effect throughout Greece.
- 1939: Ioannis Palamiotis breaks the Greek record for the triple jump with 14.87m.
- 1973: Spyros Kontosoros breaks the Greek record in the 3000m steeplechase with 8:25.6.
- 1976: Apostolos Kathiniotis breaks the Greek record in the triple jump with 16.61m.
- 2004 - The Greek National Football Team advances to the Euro 2004 final game after beating the Czech Republic 1-0 (silver goal in extra time by Traianos Dellas).
- 2009: Two members of Greece's weightlifting team at the Mediterranean Games in Italy test positive for doping, according to the head of the Greek Weightlifting Federation (EOAB): Nikos Kourtidis, who won two gold medals in the men's 94-kg category, and Konstantina Lapou, who took silver in the women's 58-kg.
- 2012: Kostas Douvalidis breaks the Greek record in the 110m hurdles with a time of 13.37.
- 1899: Konstantinos Tsatsos, politician, President of Greece.
- 1903: Argyris Karayiannis, athlete (pole vault).
- 1934: Iakovos Patatsos, member of the EOKA guerilla group.
- 1839: Mahmud II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire during the Greek War of Independence