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Columbus Day-Indigenous Peoples' Day Fast Facts

Originally Published: 14 JUN 13 13:26 ET Updated: 11 OCT 21 10:22 ET CNN Editorial Research (CNN) -- Here is a look at Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day. In 2021, both are celebrated on October 11. Columbus Day Columbus…

Biden issues proclamation marking Indigenous Peoples' Day

President Biden becomes first president to issue this proclamation

Originally Published: 08 OCT 21 15:29 ET By Donald Judd (CNN) -- President Joe Biden issued a proclamation commemorating Indigenous Peoples' Day on Friday, becoming the first US president to do so, the White House said. "The contributions that Indigenous…

Election Day is now a paid holiday in this Ohio city

The small north-central Ohio city of Sandusky, on the shore of Lake Erie, has unwillingly thrust itself into a contentious nationwide debate over increasing voter turnout: officially swapping Columbus Day for Election Day as a paid holiday.

Notre Dame to cover Christopher Columbus murals

More than 130 years after their debut at the ceremonial entrance to the University of Notre Dame's Main Building, murals illustrating the life of Christopher Columbus will soon be covered up.