When is Columbus Day in 2016?


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Columbus Day

When is Columbus Day in 2016?  See the chart below for 2016 through 2018.

On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on a small island in the Bahamas, convinced that he had reached the East Indies.

The anniversary of his landing in the New World was first formally celebrated in 1792, by the Columbian Order (Society of St. Tammany) in New York City.

Now, it is celebrated nationally on the second Monday in October.

Columbus Day Dates

Year Columbus Day
2016 Monday, October 10
2017 Monday, October 9
2018 Monday, October 8


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