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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Leif Ericson Day

October 9 is Leif Ericson Day, in honor of the first European to land in North America. Leif Ericson arrived there 500 years before Christopher Columbus did, so he is the one that should be honored.

Statue of Leifur Eiríksson, Reykjavík, Iceland. By Ohlen (Ovn work) [Public domain]. Available from Wikimedia Commons.

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