November

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, 28 November Thanksgiving 2019 in United States of America

When is Thanksgiving day 2019?

The official date of Thanksgiving day is November 28, 2019, on Thursday. But in the US it is celebrated on fourth Thursday of November every year. Here the most important question is what is Thanksgiving Day 2019?

What is Thanksgiving Day ?

In the United States of America, Thanksgiving Day is the national holiday celebrated on 4th Thursday of November every year.

Thanksgiving day is a federal holiday in the United States of America which actually celebrated on fourth Thursday of November. It comprises of both the secular & religious terms. It is for both the festival of family and harvest festivals. It is commonly saying that the origins of Thanksgiving day lie in the celebration of the first harvest of the season in Massachusetts & Plymouth in 1621.

It is the day when the world consumes the highest food of the year. The Thanksgiving date is quite different in different countries of the world like US or Thanks Giving Day in Canada.

When is Thanksgiving Day in Canada?

Thanksgiving Day in Canada is celebrated on 2nd Monday of October every year.

Dates for Thanksgiving Day from 2019 to 2025

From 2019 to 2025 Thanksgiving Day Dates are mentioned below.

When is…?DateDay
Thanksgiving Day 2019November 28, 2019Thursday
Thanksgiving Day 2020November 26, 2020Thursday
Thanksgiving Day 2021November 25, 2021Thursday
Thanksgiving Day 2022November 24, 2022Thursday
Thanksgiving Day 2023November 23, 2023Thursday
Thanksgiving Day 2024November 28, 2024Thursday

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Origins of Thanksgiving Date

In 1863 President Abraham Lincoln announced national Thanksgiving Day to be commended on the last Thursday of November. The standard of pronouncing the last Thursday of November as Thanksgiving Day was pursued until 1939. In 1939 President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced the fourth (alongside last) Thursday of November as Thanksgiving rather than the last, fifth one. The difference in Thanksgiving’s date was planned to expand the shopping season before Christmas and help bring the nation out of The Great Depression. In a similar way, Thanksgiving in 1949 and 1941 was commended on third (by last) Thursdays. In December 1941 Thanksgiving date was settled as the fourth Thursday in November.

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