Roughly a kilo-year ago, a Norse explorer and a valiant Viking named Leif Erikson became the first European explorer to arrive at modern-day Newfoundland and discover the New World. Today, Leif Erikson has become the symbol of the historical Linkage between the Nordic countries and the Americans.
Leif Erikson Day Messages, Greetings and Quotes
Leif Erikson Day Messages
– In 1964, the U.S Congress asked the president to proclaim October 9 to be celebrated as Leif Erikson day each year.
-Mr. Donald Trump has emphasized celebrating Leif Erikson Day with the same enthusiasm as of Columbus day as it holds great historical significance.
– Significantly, this day is celebrated to commemorate the bygone ties between the Americas and the Scandinavian countries and commit to continuing their close diplomatic relations.
– To this day, the Nordic countries remain strong economic and military allies of the United States of America.
-Both of Nordic Countries hold essential roles in the Arctic Council, facilitating cooperation economic expansion, ecological conservation, etc.
– In 1825, six Norwegian families replicated the voyage made by Leif Erikson, alighting from their sloop at New York Harbor on the first organized migration from Scandinavia to the United States.
-Like the Puritans and the pilgrims before them, six Norwegian families came to the United States of America searching for religious freedom and security from persecution.
More than 11 million Americans have their origins in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, including Nobel Prize winners, Academy Award winners, and Legion of Merit recipients.
– Leif Erikson Day is predominantly celebrated in many Nordic communities of the U.S.A.
– Many Nordic communities put on quite a show on this day, particularly in the United States’ northern mid-west.
-Viking weddings, parades, craft fairs, Norwegian buffets are a few of the festival’s many features.
-Native Americans were, of course, the original guardians of the land; the Americans also admire the bravery that early Europeans took to venture off the map in hopes of discovering new land.
– Leif Erikson Day also has a special mention in the much admired cartoon show Spongebob Squarepants; it is Squarepant’s favorite holiday.
– Spongebob Squarepants has got a whole episode dedicated to Leif Erikson Day!
– A man should always remember his roots, and Leif Erikson Day is one such day that makes the Americans remember their origins.
Leif Erikson Day Greetings
– A pleased Leif Erikson Day to all the fellow Americans. Prosper!
– Hope you all renew your ties with your near and dear ones on this auspicious Leif Erikson Day. A pleased Leif Erikson’s day to you all!
– The Leif Erikson day is celebrated in honor of this great historical personality.
– Never forget your roots & where you come from—a very memorable Leif Erikson Day to you all.
– Warm wishes on this special occasion. There’s a whole world out there for you to explore; who knows; you may find a new America. Godspeed!
– Wishing you and your generations to come to a pleased Leif Erikson Day!
– Leif Erikson played an essential role in the history of American civilization. Let’s celebrate the day in his style.
Leif Erikson Day quotes
-The pain that we cause is the cause of our pain.
“Once people said: Give me liberty or give me death. Now they say: Make me a slave, just pay me enough.”
― Todd Garlington
“Something terrible happened in Salem in 1692 . . . but it isn’t what you think!”
― Suzy Witten