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- Columbus Day is on the
second Monday in October.
- Columbus Day
is a public U.S. holiday, but not celebrated in some states.
- In 1907, the first state-wide Columbus Day celebration was held in Colorado.
- Columbus Day is a day to remember, Christopher Columbus' arrival to America was on October 12, 1492.
- He was the first European to discover America and this changed the course of history.
- Columbus began European trade, travel, and colonization to America.
- Columbus is the reason why Native American Indians are called Indians because he thought they were in India when they arrived in America.
- President Franklin
Roosevelt proclaimed every October 12 to be Columbus
- This day is to
celebrate his arrival in America.
- He had three ships:
the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
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