Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas and
elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' ...
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
Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers
Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. This holiday
Oct 10, 2016 ... The Knights of Columbus sit beneath the Christopher Columbus statue at Union
Station during Columbus Day activities in 2009. (Marvin ...
Oct 10, 2016 ... A growing number of communities are ditching Columbus Day to celebrate
indigenous people instead.
Oct 10, 2016 ... Monday marks the annual Columbus Day holiday in the U.S., which, for many
people, means a long weekend in honor of the man credited with ...
Discover when and why the United States observes Columbus Day and how
other countries around the world celebrate Columbus's voyage.
History and images related to Columbus Day. From the Library of Congress.
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 8, 2015 ... Fewer than half of U.S. states give their employees Columbus Day as a paid