Thanksgiving Fun Facts

Thanksgiving fun factsDid 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

Have a Happy Thanksgiving, from all of us at Gerber Life Insurance!

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