What is another word for Columbus Day?

Pronunciation: [kəlˈʌmbəs dˈe͡ɪ] (IPA)

Columbus Day is a public holiday, celebrated every year on the second Monday in October, in honor of the Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus. However, the holiday has been increasingly controversial in recent years due to concerns about Columbus's mistreatment of Indigenous peoples. As a result, many people prefer to use alternative names for the holiday, such as Indigenous People's Day or Native American Day, in order to promote more inclusive and respectful celebrations. Other potential synonyms for Columbus Day include Discovery Day, Exploration Day, or Italian Heritage Day, though these alternatives are less commonly used.

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  • I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you don't get mail, those fake holidays like Columbus Day. What did Christopher Columbus do, discover America? If he hadn't, somebody else would have and we'd still be here. Big deal.
    John Waters

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