Columbus Day is a national holiday for celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492.
Christopher Columbus was a Genovese-born explorer who became a subject of the Hispanic Monarchy to lead a Spanish enterprise to cross the Atlantic Ocean
Columbus's first voyage to the New World on the Spanish ships Santa María, Niña, and La Pinta took about three months.
The landing is celebrated as Columbus Day in the United States, but the name varies internationally.
The first Columbus Day celebration took place on October 12, 1792, when the Columbian Order of New York, better known as Tammany Hall.
Columbus Day, and now Indigenous People’s Day, will be observed on Monday, October 10 this year
A growing number of communities celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the second Monday in October.
This is to honor North America’s Indigenous peoples and the Tribal Nations living on the continent today.
President Joe Biden proclaimed Indigenous Peoples’ Day as a national holiday in October 2021 alongside Columbus Day.
Columbus Day is a state and federal holiday. It’s the eighth of 11 federal holidays, with Veterans Day