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Columbus Day


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

Working on Columbus Day? It depends on where you live | Pew ...


Oct 8, 2015 ... Fewer than half of U.S. states give their employees Columbus Day as a paid holiday.

Columbus Day - Exploration - HISTORY.com


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  ...

Why Is Columbus Day still a U.S. federal holiday? - The Washington ...


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 ...

2016 Federal Holidays


Monday, July 4, Independence Day. Monday, September 5, Labor Day. Monday, October 10, Columbus Day. Friday, November 11, Veterans Day. Thursday ...

Why We Celebrate Columbus Day | Scholastic.com


The holiday honoring Christopher Columbus's sighting of America on October 12, 1492, is observed in the states of the United States and also in parts of ...

This is why we still have Columbus Day - LA Times


Oct 12, 2015 ... Since then, efforts to eliminate or rename the Columbus Day holiday in various states and cities have met strong resistance from Italian ...

Some Places Are Celebrating A Different Holiday On Columbus Day


Oct 9, 2015 ... As Americans celebrate Columbus Day on Monday, a number of places are moving to recognize a different holiday. Seattle and Minneapolis ...

Columbus Day 2016, Columbus Day 2017 and further


Columbus Day 2016, Columbus Day 2017 and further. View here the holidays in the United States in 2016, including Columbus Day 2016, Columbus Day 2017 ...

In US, Columbus Day Still Generates Controversy - VOA


Oct 11, 2015 ... Holiday marks date Columbus discovered Americas, but some are offended by legacy because he enslaved many natives he encountered.

Columbus Day
Monday, October 10, 2016
Columbus Day celebrates 15th century explorer Christopher Columbus's arrival in America in 1492.
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Columbus Day | When is Columbus Day? - USA Federal Holidays


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 ...

Columbus Day 2016 - Public Holidays United States


Columbus Day is a public holiday in the United States that commemorates the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492.

Metro - Rail - Holiday Schedule - WMATA.com


Labor Day, Sept 5, 2016, Sunday, Sunday. Columbus Day, Oct 10, 2016, Saturday Supplemental, Saturday Holiday. Veterans Day, Nov 11, 2016, Saturday ...