When Is Columbus Day

About Columbus Day

Christopher Columbus is a very well known personality who is responsible for discovering the modern America. October 12th is an official holiday in the United States of America. In 1492, Columbus has entered America through the sea. This day is also known as the Discover Day in the Bahamas. It has various names in various states of United States of America. In 1906, Columbus Day was declared as an official holiday in Colorado.        


The importance of this day varies from place to place. In some states there are long parades and cultural fests whereas in other places there is nothing. Many states consider this day of ‘Day of Observance’ or ‘Recognition’. Some states on the other hand do not recognize this day as a major event at all.

American Observances