Office Holidays Blog

Occasional postings about public holidays

Is Columbus finally sailing off the edge of the world?

Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since 1937 and has been observed on the second Monday in October since 1971. The holiday that marks Europe's discovery of the new world has run into uncharted waters and feels as though it could sink without a trace.

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Today, we celebrate our Independence Day

Tuesday 4th July 2017 is Independence day in the USA, marking 241 years since America declared independence from Great Britain. Did you know that 162 other countries have an Independence Day as their National Day?

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