Leif Erikson for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, October 9th.
Leif Erikson day falls on October 9th each year and honors the first Nordic person to visit North America. The day is not a public holiday but rather an observance so government and business offices will be open with standard hours.
Days to Leif Erikson Day 2012
Tuesday, October 9th is day number 283 of the 2012 calendar year with -10 years, -3 months, -29 days until Leif Erikson 2012.