Columbus Day

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Columbus Day 2022

Columbus Day occurs on the second Monday in October. This year, it will be observed on Monday, October 10. Why do we observe Columbus Day? Here’s a brief history of the holiday.  learn more

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Columbus Day October 10th

Columbus Day is a U.S. holiday that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492, and Columbus Day 2022 occurs on Monday, October 10. It was unofficially celebrated in a number of cities and states as early as the 18th century, but did not become a federal holiday until 1937. For many,…  learn more

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Today in History: Columbus Day

Early in the morning of October 12, 1492, a sailor on board the Pinta sighted land, beginning a new era of European exploration and expansion.  learn more