Today is quite a day around the world!
If you’re in Honduras, Mexico, Uruguay or Venezuela, Happy Columbus Day!
If you’re in the Bahamas, Happy Discovery Day!
If you’re in Argentina, Happy Discovery of America Day!
If you’re in Colombia, Happy Columbus Day!
And if you’re in Guam, Puerto Rico or the U.S., I’ll wish you an early Happy Columbus Day for tomorrow!
This 1943 image is indeed a Coca-Cola piece. It was created in 1943 for a Coke series called “Our America,” which featured various aspects of U.S. industry and transportation. The ships in the artwork are the three ships of Christopher Columbus heading for the New World.
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