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When is Thanksgiving Day in 2020? Date, Day, History, Facts, Traditions

When is Thanksgiving Day 2020 ? Here we define you in detail what is happy thanksgiving day  and American thanksgiving 2020. In 2020, this year it is going to be celebrated on Thursday, 22 November 2020 or 22/11/2020. Thanksgiving Day in usa 2020 is celebrated on the fourth thursday of November in this year i.e 22th November. Thanksgiving Day 2020 date.

Thanksgiving Day  2020 in United States will be celebrated on 22 November 2020

Thanksgiving Day 2020 in Canada will be celebrated on 8th October 2020

When is Thanksgiving Day in 2020 ?

Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Mostly it is celebrated in United States and Canada. This day is celebrated on and off since 1789. Basically it is celebrated after Congress requested a proclamation by George Washington. This day has a long history due to which this day celebrate in united states.

American Thanksgiving Day  has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year since 1863, when, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens,” to be celebrated on the last Thursday in November. Event that Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in October 1621.

Happy Thanksgiving Day 2020

Happy Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday which is celebrated in many countries like United states, Canada or Liberia but every country has its own date. In United States, Thanksgiving day in 2020 will be celebrated on 22nd November. Actually it is celebrated on 4th Thursday of November in united states. Thanksgiving has historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, it has long been celebrated as a secular holiday as well.

Thanksgiving History

Thanksgiving 2020 occurs on Thursday, November 22. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.

Thanksgiving day has a long history. Prayers of thanks and special thanksgiving ceremonies are common among almost all religions after harvests and at other times. The Thanksgiving holiday’s history in North America is rooted in English traditions dating from the Protestant Reformation. It also has aspects of a harvest festival, even though the harvest in New England occurs well before the late-November date on which the modern Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated.

When is Thanksgiving Day in 2020 Date, Day, History, Facts, Traditions
When is Thanksgiving Day in 2020 Date, Day, History, Facts, Traditions

 

History of Thanksgiving in Canada

Thanksgiving day in canada has a great history. Actually 1st national Thanksgiving day in Canada was celebrated in the Province of Canada in 1859. This day was organized at the behest of leaders of the Protestant clergy, who appropriated the holiday of American Thanksgiving. It was first observed in 1777 and established as a national day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” in 1789.  First Thanksgiving after Confederation was observed on 5 April 1872.  A national civic holiday rather than a religious one, it was held to celebrate the recovery of the Prince of Wales from an illness. Thanksgiving was first observed as an annual event in Canada on 6 November 1879.

Thanksgiving Facts

 Impress your friends and family with these Thanksgiving  fun facts and facts about thanksgiving history.

  • First Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration
  • It’s unclear if colonists and Native Americans ate turkey at their feast.

  • Thanksgiving mix-up inspired the first TV dinners.

  • About 46 million turkeys are cooked for Thanksgiving each year.

  • Only male turkeys actually gobble.

  • Most Americans like Thanksgiving leftovers more than the actual meal.

  • Black Friday is the busiest day of the year for plumbers.

American Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving day in usa will be celebrated on 22th November in this year. It is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Several days of Thanksgiving were held in early New England history that have been identified as the “First Thanksgiving”, including Pilgrim holidays in Plymouth in 1621 and 1623, and a Puritan holiday in Boston in 1631. Thanksgiving proclamations were made mostly by church leaders in New England up until 1682, and then by both state and church leaders until after the American Revolution. During the revolutionary period, political influences affected the issuance of Thanksgiving proclamations.

Thanksgiving Day Canada 2020

Thanksgiving in Canada is celebrated on the second Monday of October. This year it will be celebrated on 8th October 2020. According to some historians, the first celebration of Thanksgiving in North America occurred during the 1578 voyage of Martin Frobisher from England in search of the Northwest Passage. Other researchers, however, state that “there is no compelling narrative of the origins of the Canadian Thanksgiving day.

Thanksgiving has been officially celebrated as an annual holiday in Canada since November 6, 1879. While the date varied by year and was not fixed, it was commonly the third Monday in October.New immigrants into the country—such as the Irish, Scottish, and Germans—also added their own traditions to the harvest celebrations. Most of the US aspects of Thanksgiving (such as the turkey) were incorporated when United Empire Loyalists began to flee from the United States during the American Revolution and settled in Canada.

Why do we celebrate thanksgiving day ?

Actually, Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal. The meal often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. This Day is a time for many people to give thanks for what they have. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to celebrate a long weekend, usually eating delicious food consisting of Turkey, with family & Friends.  But let’s explore the real meaning behind Thanksgiving.

Canadian Thanksgiving arriving earlier than its American counterpart is that Canada is geographically further north than the United States, causing the Canadian harvest season to arrive earlier than the American harvest season. And since Thanksgiving for Canadians is more about giving thanks for the harvest season than the arrival of pilgrims, it makes sense to celebrate the holiday in October. In America and Canada, there is not much difference in celebrations. Both celebrates Thanksgiving day with Parades, Family and much more.

Things to do on thanksgiving 2020 ?

Here are few things to do on thanksgiving day in 2020.

  • Firstly, Go to a Thanksgiving parade.
  • Find a new exercise routine
  • Eat a lot of food on this day.
  • Bond with family.
  • Take a nap.
  • Start decoration for Christmas.
  • Spend time with family.
  • Get together with friends.
  • Take a vacations.
  • Look through old family albums
  • Participate in a Turkey Trot race.

Thanksgiving Traditions

Here are some thanksgiving traditions in canada

Here are few thanksgiving traditions in america

 

 

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