Top 10 Facts about Thanksgiving

Top 10 Facts about Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday in November.

It wasn’t easy to convince Lincoln to make Thanksgiving a national holiday and he only did so after 17 years of letters from Sarah Josepha Hale.

Thanksgiving celebrates the harvest

Cities and towns have parades to celebrate the holiday.

Every year on Thanksgiving the president ‘pardons’ a turkey.

Watching American Football is a big part of Thanksgiving.

Each year, about 46 million turkeys are cooked in the US to celebrate thanksgiving.

The day after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday.

Jingle Bells was supposed to be a Thanksgiving song.

America isn’t the only country to have a thanksgiving.

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