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Columbus Day 2018: What's open, what's closed? Will mail run?

Columbus Day - a time to honor the contributions of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus - is today, Monday, Oct. 8. The first Columbus Day celebration in the U.S. took place in 1792, when a group of leaders in New York held an event to commemorate ...

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Money Magazine

All the Places That Are Open on Columbus Day 2018 – and What's Closed

When is Columbus Day 2018? The holiday always takes place on the second Monday in October, or October 8 this year. That's today! Is Columbus Day a federal holiday? Yes, it is. Like other federal holidays, Columbus Day provides a day off for most ...

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What's open and closed on Columbus Day 2018?

TRENTON — Columbus Day is an official state and federal holiday with a variety of closures for offices, businesses, and schools, but a regular day for others. All state agencies in New Jersey will be closed on Monday. Most public schools are closed ...

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USA TODAY

For first time, Columbus will not observe Columbus Day, its namesake holiday

City offices are instead scheduled to close on Veterans Day in November, though a spokesperson for the mayor's office said the decision was not spurred by movements to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day, a counter-celebration held on ...

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Columbus Day 2018: What's open, what's closed on Monday, banks, stores, UPS ...

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, is Columbus Day, which is a state and federal holiday. The holiday started in 1792 as an Italian-American heritage celebration in New York. The day was declared a federal holiday in 1937 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In ...

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First Declaration of Indigenous Peoples Day at the 1977 Geneva UN Conference

Indigenous Peoples' Day is celebrated as an official city and state holiday in various U.S. localities; date varies each year. At the UN and internationally it was August 9, 2018. It began as a counter-celebration held on the same day as the U.S ...

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DOGOnews

Columbus Day Or Indigenous Peoples' Day? You Decide!

Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October to honor the Italian adventurer credited for “discovering” the Americas, has always been somewhat of a controversial holiday. That's because while Christopher Columbus and his ...

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