(5 ILCS 490/35)
(from Ch. 1, par. 3051-35)
The second Monday in October of each year shall
be a holiday to be known as Christopher Columbus Day and to be observed
throughout the State as a day to hold appropriate ceremonies and exercises
in commemoration of the discoverer of the New World and his discovery of
October 12, 1492.
(Source: P.A. 87-272.)