10 Fun Facts About Thanksgiving

10 Fun Facts About Thanksgiving

1. The first Thanksgiving was in the Plymouth Colony in 1621.

2. Americans eat roughly 535 million pounds of turkey on Thanksgiving.

3. Californians eat the most turkey of any state.

4. 20% of all cranberries consumed in America are eaten on Thanksgiving.

5.  Benjamin Franklin wanted the Turkey to be the national bird.

6. The tradition of "pardoning" turkeys began in 1947.

7. Black Friday has been a tradition since 1930.

8. Macy's Thanksgiving parade was first held in 1924.

9. The first Thanksgiving football game was held between Yale and Princeton in 1876.

10.  Baby turkeys are called poults.

Have a fun and safe thanksgiving!

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