Those who are aware of the history of Columbus Day might argue that it's not a holiday worth celebrating, but that debate is lost on people who think that Columbus flew to America on a plane and landed in Columbus, Ohio. Such are the new histories of Columbus Day, according to Hollywood Blvd.
Must-see morning clip: What people on Hollywood Blvd remember about Columbus Day
Jimmy Kimmel asked pedestrians basic facts about the origins of the holiday, and the results were depressing
October 15, 2013 5:14PM (UTC)
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