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H.Res. 644 (116th): Expressing support for the designation of October 28 as “Oxi Day” to commemorate the anniversary of Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas’ answer of “Oxi!” or “No!” to surrender to the Axis forces, inflicting a fatal wound that helped save democracy for the world.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Oct 18, 2019.


This resolution supports the designation of Oxi Day in commemoration of Greece's refusal to submit to the Axis Powers during World War II and notes that this resistance likely led to the ultimate defeat of Nazi Germany. (Greece's Prime Minister at the time, Ioannis Metaxas, had responded to Italy's demand for surrender with the single word Oxi! or No!)