Did you know that turkey wasn’t even served at the first Thanksgiving, in 1621?
Or that in 1939, Thanksgiving Day temporarily was moved up a week by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to help boost the depression-era economy by giving retailers more time to earn money from holiday shoppers?
This year, family and friends once again will gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving Day – traditionally the fourth Thursday in November, and traditionally a day of food, fun, and football games. Meanwhile, here are some more Thanksgiving fun facts, served by the writers at History.com.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving, from all of us at Gerber Life Insurance!