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Columbus Day - Wikipedia


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

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  ...

Columbus Day in the United States - Timeanddate.com


Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. This holiday is ...

Columbus Day is still a U.S. federal holiday. But why? - The ...


Oct 10, 2016 ... The Knights of Columbus sit beneath the Christopher Columbus statue at Union Station during Columbus Day activities in 2009. (Marvin ...

The war against Columbus Day - The Washington Post


Oct 10, 2016 ... A growing number of communities are ditching Columbus Day to celebrate indigenous people instead.

Columbus Day 2016: Who Gets Holiday Off? Why Some States And ...


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 ...

Why We Celebrate Columbus Day | Scholastic


Discover when and why the United States observes Columbus Day and how other countries around the world celebrate Columbus's voyage.

Columbus Day - Library of Congress


History and images related to Columbus Day. From the Library of Congress.

A Brief History of Columbus Day - TIME


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 ...

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.