on 28 November thanksgiving day is celebrated every year in united states. Abraham Lincoln the first us president of us was to officially declare the festivals the last Thursday in November. This event is also celebrated in Canada, Grenada and many other countries. After Thanksgiving day the day is called Black Friday kickstarts the Christmas shopping season with promotional sales.
Facts of Thanksgiving day
- In October 1621 the first Thanksgiving was celebrated after their first harvest.
- Five letters to five us presidents- a colonial women’s magazine is credited with making Thanksgiving a national holiday in the US.
Celebrate Thanksgiving day
All families observe with a large meal and sometimes a religious service. On this event is common to mark the harvest season with celebratory meal and festivals of thanks within many religions and communities. This festivals usually includes turkey, mashed, potatoes, sweet potatoes, but many feasts differ between families and cultures. Canada’s Thanksgiving is very similar to this event and celebration marking the successful harvest of French settlers in modern-day Canada.