Columbus Day: Who Observes and Who Doesn't

By Adam Wenger on
Today marks Columbus Day, a holiday millions observe, while countless others don't. If you're not sure why this October 10 has become controversial, then you've come to the right place -- we're here to resolve the confusion once and for all. Columbus Day first became a federal holiday in 1937. But only since 1971 has the holiday been fixed to the second Monday in October. That is why this year the holiday falls on October 10. As a federal holiday, Columbus Day continues to be observed by...Read Full Story