President Roosevelt declared Columbus Day a national holiday in 1934, with the original day of observance on October 12th. Then in 1971, the hoilday was moved to the second Monday in October. This matching exercise asks you to match words about Columbus' life to corresponding events. To make a match, drag a word from the right column to the correct event or person in the left column. When you think that all the matches are correct, click the 'Check' button to get your results.