What Day is Thanksgiving or When Is Thanksgiving in 2017
This year, the U.S. Thanksgiving is November 23 and the Canadian Thanksgiving is October 9. Here’s a brief history of this all-important feast day, why turkey is traditional, and a Thanksgiving recipe that’s sure to please!
Thanksgiving (also know as Thanksgiving 2017) in the United States is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated the second Monday in October.
Though there are different stories regarding first Thanksgiving Day feast, some researchers show that the first autumn of the pilgrim which gives the first crop to them was the 28th September, and some say that was in between September to November.
When the day was considered to be the National Holiday that was the second Thursday of the November, later on, it was changed to 4th Thursday, due to some reasons. The families can buy things when they got salaries at the end of the month. On the second Thursday, there are lesser hopes to save the entire salary, so the 4th Thursday was the ideal way to put a national holiday.
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There were some pilgrims who were in search for a place to live according to their religious beliefs and thoughts and in England they were finding some hurdles to obey the religious beliefs. They took a ship from England Plymouth Rock.
There were 4 masted ships, the width of the ship was 25 feet and length was about 90-110 feet, weight about 180 gross tons. There were 3 decks of the ship, the upper deck for cooking facilities, the lower deck for Crew sleeping beds and quarters and cargo deck for supply.
The Mayflower ship was built to supply goods and other supplies not for the people.
But, on September 6, 1620, the number of 102 passengers and 26 crew members left the Plymouth England in search for the new world to obey the holy customs and rules of the religion. Read More Here…