Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving | NovemberThanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of each year to express thankfulness, gratitude, and appreciation to God, family and friends for which all have been blessed of material possessions and relationships.

The precise historical origin of the holiday is disputed. Although Americans commonly believe that the first Thanksgiving happened in 1621, at Plymouth Plantation, in Massachusetts, there is strong evidence for earlier celebrations in Canada (1578) and by Spanish explorers in Florida (1565).