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When was Columbus Day first celebrated in the United States?
Columbus Day originated as a celebration of Italian-American heritage and was first held in San Francisco in 1869. ...
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When was Columbus Day first recognized as a federal holiday?
It was unofficially celebrated in some areas throughout most of the 1800s, but Columbus Day was first recognized as a Federal Holiday in the United States in 1937. ...