Oxi Day, Commemorates 28th October 1940

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Oxi Day, is a Public Holiday, Commemorating the 28th October 1940
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It’s Oxi Day … When Cypriots and Greeks in Cyprus, Greece and all around the world celebrate saying ‘No’.  It’s the Public Holiday Anniversary celebrated on 28th October each year.  Also known as ‘Ohi Day’ it commemorates the rejection by Greek Dictator Ioannis Metaxas of the ultimatum made by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini on 28th October 1940, and in turn the Hellenic counterattack against the invading Italian forces on and around the mountains of ‘Pindus’ during the Greco-Italian War and the Greek Resistance during the Axis occupation … For more info check out this link to Wikipedia
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