Columbus Day!

Day off on October 12!

History of Columbus Day

Columbus's voyage in 1792 a major event for all countries looking for more land and valuable resources. Columbus had wanted to find a west passage to the Indies, but instead landed on the islands in the Caribbean Sea after around two months. Columbus Day became a federal holiday in the United States in 1937.

Learn more about Columbus and his first voyage here:

How I will celebrate Columbus Day

I will remember the voyage of Columbus, what he found, and what came from his discoveries. I will also work on a few things and enjoy my three day weekend with my family!