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Monday, October 13

celebrate today





Did You Know?
Many countries celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas (October 12, 1492), as an official holiday. Remember, “In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety Two, Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue”?

The landing is celebrated as:
·        Columbus Day in the United States
·        Día de la Raza ("Day of the Race") in Latin America
·        Discovery Day in the Bahamas
·        Día de la Hispanidad andFiesta Nacional in Spain
·        Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity) in Argentina
·        Día de las Américas(Day of the Americas) in Belize and Uruguay.