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Q: When was Thanksgiving made a legal holiday?
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Which president made thanksgiving holiday legal?

Abraham Lincoln

Who was the president to establish Thanksgiving as a legal holiday?

Abraham Lincoln made a statement that Thanksgiving would always be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November as an American holiday.

Who was the president that made Thanksgiving a legal holiday in 1816?

I believe it to be Lincoln in 1863.

Which president made thanksgiving legal holiday in 1863?

Lincoln was the president in 1863.

Who created the Thanksgiving holiday?

The pilgrams had a thanksgiving but didn't make it a holiday,it was Abe Lincoln who made thanksgiving a national holiday.

When did Thanksgiving become a National Holiday and who made the Proclamation that made it a national holiday?

Thanksgiving became a national holiday in 1863. Abraham Lincoln signed the proclamation making it so.

Who was the lady that made Thanksgiving a holiday?

The lady that made Thanksgiving a holiday was Sara Josepha Hale. Sara successfully lobbied Abraham Lincoln and had Thanksgiving established as a holiday on November 26, 1863 by presidential proclamation.

Who issued the the first proclamation making Thanksgiving a annual holiday?

George washington made thanksgiving a annual holiday

Which president made Thanksgiving day a celebration?

Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday.

Is day after Thanksgiving also a holiday?

The day after thanksgiving has never been proclaimed a legal holiday, although many businesses treat it as such by giving their employees the day off.

What president was the first to establish Thanksgiving as legal holiday?

Abraham Lincoln

When was Thanksgiving made a national holiday?

1604, how can that be when the pilgrims had the first thanksgiving in 1621

Why was Sarah Josepha Hale important to Thanksgiving?

She made thanksgiving a national holiday

What year was the Thanksgiving made?

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621. The first Thanksgiving as a national holiday was 1863.

Who made Thanksgiving a official holiday?

George Washington first made it a holiday. Abraham Lincoln made it offical.

What US president proclaimed Thanksgiving a holiday in 1789?

No president made Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1789, Abraham Lincoln did on October 3, 1863.

Is thanksgiving a relagous holiday?

No. It has nothing to do with religion. In 1863 it was made a holiday by Lincoln.

When was the national Thanksgiving holiday approved by the US Congress?

Congress passed legislation that made Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1941.october

When was Thanksgiving made an official United States holiday?

George Washington made a proclamation recognizing a day of Thanksgiving. However, Abraham Lincoln made a proclamation in 1863 designating a specific day for the holiday.

What year did Franklin Roosevelt ruled after Thanksgiving would be a legal federal holiday?


What is the answers for Who issued the first proclamation making Thanksgiving an annual holiday?

President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday in the USA in 1863.

Who made Thanksgiving day a holiday?

Abe lincoin

Which president made Thanksgiving a annual holiday?

Several Presidents, including George Washington, made one-time Thanksgiving holidays. . Although the demand for making it a regular national holiday came in from various quarters, but of little impact. In 1827, Mrs. Sarah Joseph Hale began lobbying. several Presidents for the proclamation of Thanksgiving as a national holiday. It didn't see success until 1863 when Abraham Lincoln finally made it a national holiday with his 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation. Several Presidents, including George Washington, made one-time Thanksgiving holidays. .

Who is sara that made Thanksgiving?

Sarah Josepha Hale famously campaigned for Thanksgiving to become a holiday.

What made Thanksgiving?

The Thanksgiving Holiday in the U.S. stemmed from the Pilgrims survival of their first harvest in America. The Pilgrims celebrated their success with the Indians in 1621. Officially, Thanksgiving became a celebrated holiday since Abraham Lincoln made it official in 1863.