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".

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