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The Ochi Day

Ochi Day celebrates when Greece refused to submit to the powers of the Axis. This holiday takes place on October 28th every year.

Celebration\ Observance

Most people watch military parades, dance, and go to church services. It is a national holiday so most businesses, offices, and schools are closed.

History

In 1940 Greeks refused to let the dictator of Italy to occupy Greece. The name of the holiday came from a General named Ioannis Metaxas who said "Ochi" meaning "No" in Greek.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Greece.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Greece.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Greece.


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