The Society: Holidays: (Columbus Day Holidays )

Celebrated the second Monday of each October, Columbus Day commerates Columbus's Oct. 12, 1492 landing in the New World. Columbus Day is a legal holiday in the United States. It is celebrated as Día de la Raza in much of Latin America. Columbus Day Holidays Society.

Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus ' arrival in and European discovery of the American Continent on October 12, 1492. (wikipedia)