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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbus_Day

Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's  ...

www.history.com/topics/exploration/columbus-day

Columbus Day is a U.S. holiday that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World on October 12, 1492. It was unofficially celebrated in  ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2015/10/11/why-is-columbus-day-still-a-u-s-federal-holiday

Oct 11, 2015 ... You may have learned in school that Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492 in the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria and proved ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/10/10/the-war-against-columbus-day

Oct 10, 2016 ... A growing number of communities are now ditching the traditional Columbus Day holiday in favor of Indigenous People's Day, which, ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/columbus-day

Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. This holiday is ...

usafederalholidays.com/columbus-day

Columbus Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the second Monday in October each year. It is generally accepted that Christopher Columbus was the first ...

www.loc.gov/item/today-in-history/oct12.html

Columbus Day. Early in the morning of October 12, 1492, a sailor on board the Pinta sighted land, beginning a new era of European exploration and expansion.

www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/10/14/232120128/how-columbus-sailed-into-u-s-history-thanks-to-italians

Oct 14, 2013 ... The making of Columbus Day involved much glorification of the Italian explorer, including some historical inaccuracies. But Christopher ...

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/why-we-celebrate-columbus-day

Discover when and why the United States observes Columbus Day and how other countries around the world celebrate Columbus's voyage.

www.federalpay.org/holidays/columbus-day

Columbus Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed ...