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Saipan Renames Columbus Day Public Holiday

Source: The Saipan Tribune (Garapan)
Posted on Monday, May 1, 2006


Columbus Day was renamed Commonwealth Cultural Day, pursuant to Public Law 15-4 that was enacted in April 2006.

This law, which renamed Columbus Day, also declared Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as a legal holiday in the CNMI, also combined the January 9, Commonwealth Day, and March 24, Covenant Day, into Commonwealth Covenant Day.


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