Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day Quick Facts - MX

AKA NameDía de Acción de Gracias
HashtagsCompiled on#Thanksgiving
Related Hashtags#HappyThanksgiving, #Thankful
2022 Date24 November 2022
2023 Date23 November 2023
Thanksgiving (USA)

Thanksgiving Day History

Thanksgiving Day is a celebration of giving thanks for the harvest and blessings of the past year. It is a day of giving thanks to God for his many blessings and expressing our gratitude to friends and family members. It is celebrated in the United States. Thanksgiving Day dates back to the Reformation Period and is accompanied by prayers, special ceremonies, and feasts. Thanksgiving is observed on the fourth Thursday in November each year.

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Thanksgiving Day Facts & Quotes

  • The first Thanksgiving Day feast was held in 1621 between the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag Indians.
  • In 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, US President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.
  • According to the National Turkey Federation, in 2020, about 46 million turkeys were eaten in the United States.
  • US President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the fourth Thursday in November as the official Thanksgiving Day in 1941.
  • Thanksgiving is almost here. It's my favorite holiday, which is surprising since I'm no fan of giving or saying thanks. - Stephen Colbert

Thanksgiving Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Watch or attend a Parade. The largest are the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York and the McDonalds Thanksgiving parade in Chicago.
  • Eat lots of traditional Thanksgiving food including turkey, cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes.
  • Watch or attend a football game. Besides NFL, there are many college and high school football games on this day.
  • Go running or do some other form of exercise in the morning - so you won't feel so guilty indulging a grand Thanksgiving meal.
  • Talk to relatives and friends by phone, email, or internet to remind them how thankful you are that they are all part of your life.

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