(5 ILCS 490/35) (from Ch. 1, par. 3051-35)
    Sec. 35. Columbus Day. 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.)