Columbus Day commemorate the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492. Columbus was a famous explorer who sailed to find an alternative route to India by the Queen of Spain. Instead he ended up discovering the Americas! Celebration include church services and other activities.In some places parades and large events are held.
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