Thanksgiving Day - Thankgiving Day History
Here you will find interesting facts about Thanksgiving Day History
Here are some facts about the first Thanksgiving and fun facts about Thanksgiving Day history
- Thanksgiving Day is celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada.
- In the United Sates, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November.
- In Canada, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October.
- Many believe the first Thanksgiving Day was held in the autumn of 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag indians to celebrate the colony's first successful harvest.
- Congress made Thanksgiving Day an official national holiday in the United States in 1941.
- Thanksgiving Day is also known informally around the world as "Turkey Day".