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Why Is Thanksgiving On Thursday?

2 monthes ago   |   By CBS

EDINA, Minnesota - Whether stores are open or not on Thanksgiving welcome in shoppers searching for deals, one consistent aspect of the holiday is that it's always on a Thursday.
So we wanted to know: Why is Thanksgiving celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November?
According to the Library of Congress , Native Americans often gave thanks for all that nature provided them. European explorers who traveled to the “New World” in the 1500-1600's, including Francisco Vasquez de Coronado of Spain, took time to give thanks in form of a large celebration.
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