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Archive: October 2011 (1 Post)

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

¡Happy Day of the Race!

Posted by: Francisco Macías

If you’ve ever seen this day marked on your desktop calendars and wondered what it was, think La Niña (née La Santa Clara), La Pinta, and La Santa María. On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the modern-day Commonwealth of the Bahamas.  Although Columbus Day was formally recognized here in the United States on …