Happy Columbus Day 2020 October 12- Celebrate in USA : Quotes , Wishes Pic

Happy Columbus Day 2020 is celebrated in the United States every year in the month of October to pay tribute to the arrival of Christopher Columbus to North America on October 1492. Many people also spot it as a time to celebrate Italian heritage. People from many states in the United States started to observe the day with great interest before its official designation in 1937. Now, on the second Monday in October, American citizens celebrate Columbus Day.

Columbus Day is now recognized as a U.S. federal holiday which was first introduced in the 1930s. But some states such as Alaska, Hawaii and South Dakota do not observe the holiday, which is considered as a widely controversial thing because of Columbus’ treatment of indigenous people. That is why people from these states celebrate this day as Native American Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Columbus Day 2020 Date

Columbus Day in 2020 is on Monday, October 14. American people celebrate this day to recognize the frequently ignored history of Native Americans and acknowledge the oppression they had to go through. As there is controversy in recognizing the day, people from some states in America celebrate it as Native American Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day. For example, South Dakota celebrates it as Native American Day and Hawaii celebrates it as Discoverers’ Day. Other states and more than 100 cities celebrate it as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Celebrate Columbus Day 2020

On the second Monday in October, many schools and college systems and some local government offices and services, U.S. Postal Service, most banks remain closed on the occasion of Columbus Day. Many American citizens observe the anniversary of the invention of their country with church services and a lot of other activities. In some towns and cities, people arrange some special church services, parades, and large events.
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A lot of activities are happened in the Italian-American community to celebrate the day. Arranging different events and programs, people discuss how their journey was in becoming American, how things have changed later, etc.
Columbus Day Quotes

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. 

America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. 

When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension, we knew we had discovered something as surprising and powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.


WHEN WE FIRST BROKE INTO THAT FORBIDDEN BOX IN THE OTHER DIMENSION, WE KNEW WE HAD DISCOVERED SOMETHING AS SURPRISING AND POWERFUL AS THE NEW WORLD WHEN COLUMBUS CAME STUMBLING ONTO IT. 


COLUMBUS WAS ABOVE ALL AN EXPLORER, AND HIS HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENTS OPENED THE AMERICAS TO TRADE AND THE EVENTUAL ENGLISH SETTLEMENTS, SETTLEMENTS WHICH GREW INTO THE MOST SUCCESSFUL BASTION OF FREEDOM AND PROSPERITY IN HUMAN HISTORY, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 

COLUMBUS DID NOT SEEK A NEW ROUTE TO THE INDIES IN RESPONSE TO A MAJORITY DIRECTIVE. 

“IN ALL PARTS OF THE OLD WORLD, AS WELL AS OF THE NEW, IT WAS EVIDENT THAT COLUMBUS HAD KINDLED A FIRE IN EVERY MARINER’S HEART. THAT FIRE WAS THE HARBINGER OF A NEW ERA, FOR IT WAS NOT TO BE EXTINGUISHED.” — CHARLES KENDALL ADAMS

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Conclusion

On the day when Christopher Columbus first arrived in America is celebrated as Columbus Day every year. Though the day is a bit controversial, it reminds us where we came from, what our ancestors needed to do to find out a comfortable life. Columbus Day is a federal holiday and federal offices are closed on the occasion of this day.

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