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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' ...

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.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 ...

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 ditching Columbus Day to celebrate indigenous people instead.

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.

content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1929666,00.html

Oct 12, 2009 ... Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492. On Oct. 12, 517 years later, banks are closed and there's no mail. And despite being a federal holiday ...

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.

indiancountrymedianetwork.com/history/events/why-is-columbus-day-a-thing-the-history-behind-the-holiday

Oct 8, 2016 ... According to History.com and the Library of Congress, the first celebration of Columbus Day took place on the 300th anniversary of his first ...

www.when-is.com/columbus-day-2017.asp

Columbus Day in 2017 is on Monday, the 9th of October (9/10/2017). In the United States, Columbus Day is always celebrated on the second Monday in October ...