When did the first Thanksgiving occur?

Answer According to Plimoth Plantation, English colonists celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621. However, it was not called "The First Thanksgiving" until well into the 19th century. Plimoth Plantatio... Read More »

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When was the first Thanksgiving Day established?

The official government in Charleston, Massachusetts issued the Thanksgiving Proclamation on June 20, 1676. A government council set aside the 29th day of June, 1676 as a day of "Solemn Thanksgivin... Read More »

When was the first Thanksgiving proclamation?

The first Thanksgiving proclamation was issued on June 20, 1676. The governing council of Charlestown, Massachusetts voted that Thanksgiving would be observed on June 29, as a way to give thanks to... Read More »

When was Canada's first Thanksgiving?

In 1958, English explorer Martin Frobisher, arrived in Newfoundland. It was then, that Frobisher wanted to give thanks for being alive, protected, appreciated and for making a safe journey; this w... Read More »

When was the first Thanksgiving parade?

The first Thanksgiving Day parade took place in 1924 when a small group of Macy's employees marched through Manhattan streets, according to Today over 2.5 million people line the street ... Read More »