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What day and year was the first Thanksgiving day parade?
November 24, 2010 12:52AM
The first organized Thanksgiving day parade was held on Thursday, November 25, 1920, in downtown Philadelphia, PA. The parade was sponsored by Gimbels Departments Stores, and was intended to kick off the Christmas holiday shopping season. The famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade began in 1924.