Greek school students from Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, host a full day of ceremonies in the church hall, dedicated to Oxi Day. Parents, teachers and family members gathered for a day of poems, dances, and sing-alongs in honor of the historic day. Oxi Day, also referred to as the “Day of No” is an important part of modern Greek history that is also celebrated as a holiday each year on October 28th. It marks the day when General Metaxas rejected an ultimatum given by the Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, during World War II.