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 14, 2013 ... The making of Columbus Day involved much glorification of the Italian explorer,
including some historical inaccuracies. But Christopher ...
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 ...
Oct 11, 2015 ... Christopher Columbus wasn't Italian? Kris Lane, professor of colonial Latin
American history at Tulane University, busts five myths about the ...
If you think the holiday pits Native Americans against Italian Americans, consider
the history behind its origin.
The second Monday in October is designated in the United States as Columbus
Day. This day commemorates Christopher Columbus' first voyage and sighting ...
Oct 13, 2014 ... Supporters of the Resolution changing "Columbus Day" in Seattle to "Indigenous
.... It's time to put the shameful history of Columbus and his ...
Discover when and why the United States observes Columbus Day and how
other countries around the world celebrate Columbus's voyage.
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.