clearInterval(fbl_interval); Italian Americans (Italian: italoamericani or italo-americani, [ˌiːtaloameriˈkaːni]) are citizens of the United States of America who are of Italian descent. G.L.O.M. Rocky Marciano revolutionized the sport of boxing. status : false, ​The Marines played Italian-inspired music. if (d.getElementById(id)) return; Celebrating Italian-American Heritage Month by Iftekharul Kabir, Adult Librarian, Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center October 29, 2020 In the early 1900s, thousands of Italian immigrants came to the United States, searching for a better life just like many other immigrant groups. September 22, 1994. For more information, see the Quick Start Guide. Note: The table above is cropped on the bottom. } Proclamation 8585 Italian American Heritage and Culture Month, signed in 2010 by President Barack Obama “In the five centuries since Christopher Columbus, a son of Genoa, Italy, first set sail across the Atlantic Ocean, countless individuals have … Here are some of the ways you and your family can celebrate this important occasion. On June 21, 2018, the California State Legislature designated the month of October as Italian-American Heritage Month. 2018 ITALIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH (Newark, NJ) – The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2018 Italian Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Hall of Records to commemorate Italian culture and heritage. window.fbl_started = false; With this month being especially significant for Italian Americans, I’m proud to once again join Chairman Pascrell in requesting a Presidential Proclamation recognizing October as Italian American Heritage Month. The Queens Historical Society (QHS) will celebrate the Italian American experience in Queens with a live YouTube fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 25, as part of Italian American Heritage month. (2019). }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); , [wpforms id="8315" title="false" description="false"],
. Source: 2019 American Community Survey (ACS), 1-Year Estimates. USA Trade Online does not provide direct links to the data. First held 15 years ago, National Italian American Heritage Month has become an annual event to celebrate the rich heritage of Americans of Italian descent and their immeasurable contributions to the country. } catch (e){} It is an official state heritage month in New Jersey, but the state government does not promote it.