Columbus Day is a national holiday to remember Christopher Columbus' arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Popular objects most mentioned in Columbus Day: Atlantic Ocean, captain, Caribbean, Columbus, compass, Indians, sailing ship, sailor, seafaring, venture, voyage.
Many people like to shop on this day, because there are a lot of great sales
, they can get early jumps in Christmas shopping
Date: Second Monday of October
Celebrations: Columbus Day parades