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  • Mon
    28
    Oct
    2019

    OXI Day

    Greece

    OXI Day, October 28, commemorates the anniversary when in 1940 former military general and Prime Minister of Greece, Ioannis Metaxas said “OXI” (NO) to an ultimatum made by Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini, an ally of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. The day represents bravery, solidarity and heroism for millions of Greeks all around the world. Parades and the waving of the Greek flag proudly occurs across the entire country.