Columbus Day first became an official state holiday in Colorado in 1906, and
became a federal holiday in the United States in 1937, ...
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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 ...
If you think the holiday pits Native Americans against Italian Americans, consider
the history behind its origin.
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 ...
Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers ... in the
Americas led to the demise of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples.
Discover when and why the United States observes Columbus Day and how
other countries around the world celebrate Columbus's voyage.
Jul 5, 2016 ... Learn about Christopher Columbus and what he accomplished. Learn the history
, where he was born and why we celebrate Columbus Day ...
Oct 10, 2016 ... In 1934, President Franklin Roosevelt declared Columbus Day a federal ... An
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