IT’S A HOLIDAY !

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Columbus Day celebrates the first landing of explorer Christopher
Columbus on the shores of the New World which occurred on the
12th of October in 1492. President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed
It a federal holiday in the United States in 1937. President Richard M.
Nixon later declared the day a national holiday to be observed on the
second Monday of each October. 

 

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