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When is Thanksgiving in 2016?

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Thanksgiving 2016  

Celebrated in Canada and the United States, Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday. It was initially feasted as a day of expressing gratefulness for the gift of the harvest and of the previous year. Thanksgiving comes on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. A few different spots far and wide celebrate similarly. Despite the fact that Thanksgiving has verifiable roots in religious and social customs, there is a long record of its secular celebration, too.

Praised on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States, Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a harvest celebration and a significant public holiday. Thanksgiving national celebration has been on and off subsequent to 1789, after a decree by George Washington. It has been praised as a government occasion each year since 1863, while, amid the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln declared last Thursday in November as a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our gainful Father who dwelleth in the Heavens"

The occasion that Americans usually call the "First Thanksgiving" was commended by the Pilgrims after the first harvest of theirs in the New World in 1621. This dining experience took three days, and — as accounted by participant Edward Winslow — it was gone to by 90 Native Americans and 53 Pilgrims. The New England pioneers were usual to consistently praising "thanksgivings"— days of supplication to God saying thanks to God for endowments, for example, military triumph or the end of a drought.