1912: Greece used, for the first time, airplanes to drop bombs at Bizani
1940: Colonel Mardohaios Frizis (Μαρδοχαίος Φριζής), a Greek Jew , was killed near Premeti during the Greek-Italian confrontation. He was the first high ranking officer to fall in battle in World War II.
1969: A pacemaker was implanted for the first time in a heart patient in Greece.
1981: Adultery was decriminalized. Article 357 of the Penal Code that called for imprisonment as a penalty for adultery was revoked.