Thanksgiving Day is celebrated each year all over the country in the United States and Canada on the fourth Thursday in November with a view to celebrating the harvest and some other blessings of the preceding year. Thanksgiving Day is also celebrated in some other parts of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia with great enthusiasm. On the occasion of Thanksgiving Day, people start their day by giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest.
What Day is Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on different days in different countries and places. In the United States, the day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November; in Canada, the day is celebrated on the second Monday of October; and in other places, it is celebrated around the same part of the year. Thanksgiving Day is such a day for people in the US, Canada, and other places to give thanks for what they have and what they are blessed with.
When is Thanksgiving Day 2023
Thanksgiving Day is usually observed every year on the fourth Thursday in November. According to that, Thanksgiving Day in 2023 is on Thursday, November 23. President of the United States named Abraham Lincoln was the first US president who officially declares the festival as the fourth Thursday in the month of November. After the inception of celebrating Thanksgiving Day, the day is now also celebrated in Canada, Grenada, the Philippines, Saint Lucia, Liberia, and the Netherlands.
Some important and interesting facts regarding Thanksgiving Day are highlighted in the points below.
- Thanksgiving Day is celebrated every year in the United States, Canada, Caribbean islands, Liberia, Grenada, and some other places in the world.
- Thanksgiving Day in America is observed on the last Thursday of November.
- Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in Canada on the second Monday of October.
- Germany and Japan also celebrate similarly named festival holidays.
- Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians celebrated an autumn harvest feast in 1621 that is today recognized as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations.
- President Abraham Lincoln officially proclaimed Thanksgiving Day to be held on the last Thursday in each November.
- President Roosevelt moved the day to the third Thursday of the month in 1939 with the intention to prolong the Christmas shopping season.
- The day after Thanksgiving Day is Black Friday.
Celebrate Thanksgiving Day 2023
Thanksgiving Day celebration is really a great moment for people who believe in it. They know well how to celebrate Thanksgiving Day and what things they need to do. The day has its original religious significance along with the traditions of cooking and sharing delicious meals with family and friends. Though many people give less priority to religious aspects of Thanksgiving Day, most of the people love to celebrate Thanksgiving Day having the harvest festival and arrange autumn harvest feast with all the delicious foods.
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Thanksgiving Day 2023 USA
Thanksgiving Day brings some special moments for the citizens of America as they are more inclined to celebrate different festivals with great enthusiasm. American people celebrate the day by giving thanks to God for the blessing of the autumn harvest they get and for every other success they achieve in the whole year. They arrange delicious foods and meals to celebrate the day. Thanksgiving Day 2023 in the USA is on the fourth Thursday of November that is Thursday, 23rd November this year.
Thanksgiving Day 2023 Canada
Thanksgiving Day is also a long-awaited day for people in Canada. They also like to celebrate the day by engaging in different activities related to Thanksgiving Day. Millions of Canadian people celebrate Thanksgiving Day by showing their gladness to God as they are blessed with the bountiful harvest and good fortune every year. Canadian people arrange different tasty dishes and some traditional foods to celebrate the day. Thanksgiving Day 2023 in Canada is on the second Monday of October that is Monday, 14th October this year.
Since the inception of Thanksgiving Day, the day is becoming more popular worldwide day by day.
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