What year was the first Thanksgiving parade?

Answer The first Thanksgiving Day parade was held in 1920 in Philadelphia and was put on by the now-defunct Gimbels department store. Philadelphia's WPVI-TV (6abc), along with its sponsors, took over the ... Read More »

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What year was Thanksgiving first observed?

The first Thanksgiving was observed by the Pilgrims in the year 1623. The celebration that most people consider the first Thanksgiving in 1621 was actually a traditional harvest feast. The first de... Read More »

What year was the first Thanksgiving celebration?

The first Thanksgiving to which our current holiday can trace its roots occurred in 1621 at the Plymouth Plantation. While records show these Pilgrims expressed religious thanks, the feast was a ha... Read More »

What year was the first thanksgiving in massachusetts?

The first proclamation for Thanksgiving in Massachusetts was issued on June 29, 1676, but most historians consider the first actual Thanksgiving to be in the early autumn of 1621. Soon after, Thank... Read More »

What year did the pilgrims celebrate the first thanksgiving?

The first Thanksgiving by the pilgrims was in the fall of 1621. However, it did not become a national holiday in the United States until President George Washington signed a proclamation on Oct. 3,... Read More »