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When is Columbus Day? Here is a chart of the exact dates for 2015 and 2016.

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
2014 Monday, October 13
2015 Monday, October 12
2016 Monday, October 10


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