Thanksgiving Day is a festival that is celebrated in many countries every years, but in different dates. There was a time, when Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in Canada and America, but later on this festival became famous in many regions and now, many countries are celebrating this event with full excitement. The theme of this day is nothing, but paying thanks to GOD for ending of some combine trouble and starting of happy day. It does not mean that the evil happening occurs every year and people wait for ending of this trouble to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. People remember the bad incident that come in their life within the same country and pay their tribute for ending of it, every year. There are many interesting facts and trivia about Thanksgiving Day. If you want to know more about this very special day, just read these funny but informative trivia that I have collected just for you.
1. Why did the Pilgrims eat turkey on Thanksgiving? They couldn't get the moose in the oven!
2. The first Thanksgiving feast was held in the presence of around ninety Wampanoag Indians and the Wampanoag chief, Massasoit, was also invited there.
3. What was the departmental store that hold a Thanksgiving parade?
4. The state of New York officially made Thanksgiving Day an annual custom in 1817.
5. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States.
6. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October in Canada.
7. What state first adopted Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday?
8. President George Washington issued the first national Thanksgiving Day Proclamation in the year 1789 and again in 1795.
9. What always comes at the end of Thanksgiving?
10. In 2009 it is reckoned that nearly 300 million turkeys have been reared for Thanksgiving celebrations. In the UK approximately 12 million turkeys are reared for Christmas Day.