Thanksgiving Trivia and Facts
The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621
George Washington was the first president to declare Thanksgiving a holiday in 1789.
Wisconsin produces the most cranberries.
North Carolina produces the most amount of sweet potatoes.
It's estimated that 91% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving.
Benjamin Franklin wanted the national bird to be the turkey!
The first annual Macy's Thanksgiving day parade took place in 1924.