As President of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nation-wide thanksgiving celebration in America marking November 26, 1789, "as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favours of Almighty God".
Thanksgiving Bingo! The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Bingo and Thanksgiving Day Football Bingo have become traditions of their own with the kids at our house. We have little prizes for the winners. Fun!