|Did you know?... Thanksgiving is celebrated in Canada as well
as the United States. The USA celebrates Thanksgiving the 4th Thursday in
November, while Canada celebrates Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October.
The first Thanksgivings in America were celebrated in 1621 and 1623 by the
Pilgrims in Plymouth and in 1631 by the Puritans in Boston. Thanksgiving
did not become a regular celebration until the late 1860s. The date for
celebrating Thanksgiving was set by federal legislation in the United states in