Thanksgiving 2019 – Thanksgiving Day Celebrations Around the World

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Thanksgiving 2019 Day was celebrated on Thursday, November 28th. This Day within the US is widely known on the fourth Thursday of November every year. Traditionally it’s a time to offer thanks for all the sacrifice and toil in dire straits the harvest. In nowadays people take days off work (4-day weekend starting Thursday) and spend time with family and friends over an oversized feast hung on Thanksgiving Day.

Thanksgiving 2019

Thanksgiving 2019

Thanksgiving within the time period was celebrated on a range of dates. And eventually, United States President in 1863 with help from Sarah Josepha Hale [1] decided Thanksgiving should air the ultimate Thursday in November. Later, Franklin D. Roosevelt officially made the day into law [2] making it celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November each year.

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What is Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is a yearly national holiday held in the United States and Canada to celebrate the harvest and other blessings of the previous years.

Thanksgiving History

The holiday was annually proclaimed by every president thereafter, and therefore the date is chosen. With few exceptions, was the last Thursday in November. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, though, attempted to raise high the Christmas shopping season.

Which generally starts and commences with the Thanksgiving Day holiday. And to spice up the economy by entering the start per week, to the third week in November.

But not all states complied, and, after a resolution of Congress in 1941, Roosevelt issued a proclamation in 1942 designating the fourth Thursday in November (which isn’t always the last Thursday) as a feast day.

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Thanksgiving Around the world

In Canada, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October. Though Liberia celebrates Thanksgiving Day on the first Thursday of November and Saint Lucia the first Monday in October and at last Grenada celebrates theirs on every year’s October 25th.

Thanksgiving 2019 Date

Thursday, November 28th was the year 2019 Thanksgiving Date.

Thanksgiving 2019 Canada

The Thanksgiving Dates in Canada is also originated within the colonial period, emerging from the identical European traditions. This is based on gratitude for safe journeys, peace, and bountiful harvests throughout the year.

The initial Thanksgiving celebration was first held in 1578 after an expedition led by Martin Frobisher held an event in present-day Nunavut to show thanks for the security of its fleet.

In 1879, the Parliament then established an official Thanksgiving Day held on November 6th; and that date has been rolled over to the other years. Since 1957 Thanksgiving has been celebrated in Canada on the second Monday in October.

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