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Columbus Day - Wikipedia

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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

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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

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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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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

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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

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

A Brief History of Columbus Day - TIME

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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 ...

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

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