Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Columbus Day

This day has many names all around the world; Columbus Day in the United States, Discovery Day in the Bahamas, Día de la Raza ("Day of the Race") in Latin America,  Día de las Américas (Day of the Americas) in  Belize and Uruguay , Día de la Hispanidad and Fiesta Nacional in Spain , Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity) in Argentina . All celebrating one meaning; October 12, 1942, the voyage of Christopher Columbus.