Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States of America. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November each year. Thanksgiving Day commemorates the harvest feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people.
The Thanksgiving holiday has been celebrated in various ways since its inception. In 1789, President George Washington declared the first national Thanksgiving Day to be celebrated on November 26th. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as Thanksgiving Day, and this tradition has been followed ever since.
Thanksgiving is a time for family gatherings, feasting on traditional Thanksgiving foods, and giving thanks for all the blessings in our lives. Thanksgiving traditions vary from family to family, with some Thanksgiving celebrations being more formal than others. Thanksgiving is a time not just for Thanksgiving meals and football games, but also for spending time with the family.
In the United States, Thanksgiving Day symbolizes mutual goodwill between community members as well as their gratitude toward God. Thanksgiving Day celebrations often include going to Thanksgiving church services, watching Thanksgiving parades or Thanksgiving football games. Thanksgiving Day dates back to the Pilgrim’s first harvest celebration with the Wampanoag Indians in 1621. Since then, Americans have continued this tradition by celebrating Thanksgiving Day on the fourth Thursday of every November.
Today Thanksgiving is celebrated across America as a time to give thanksj for the blessings of the past year. Families come together for Thanksgiving meals, football games, and other Thanksgiving traditions. Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect on what we are grateful for and to spend time with the people we love most. Thanksgiving is a cherished tradition in America and one that brings people together in celebration of all they have to be thankful for
Thanksgiving Day, once a nemonic calendar entry, now has significance as the official holiday of American gratitude. The first ‘thanksgiving’ was celebrated in 1621s