answersLogoWhite

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2009-11-15 02:09:44

Abraham Lincoln [February 12, 1809-April 15, 1865], as the 16th U.S. President, declared a national Day of Thanksgiving in 1863. He made that declaration by way of a Proclamation of October 3rd. That had been the date of the original proclamation by first U.S. President George Washington [February 22, 1732-December 14, 1799] to the same effect, in 1789.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0

Your Answer

Related Questions


In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.


Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday.


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


In the middle of the US Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln, prompted by a series of editorials written by Sarah Hale, proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated on the final Thursday in November 1863. It has been celebrated anually since. However President George Washington was the first President to issue a Proclamation that declared a National Day of Thanksgiving on October 3, 1789.


In the United States, "first Thanksgiving" refers to the the pilgrims and Indians' feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest in 1621. That was 390 years ago from the year 2011. As a national holiday, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863. In 2011, that was 148 years ago.


George Washington proclaimed Thursday, November 26, 1789 to be a national day of thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving was never illegal in the US. Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving in 1863. Franklin Roosevelt got Congress to make Thanksgiving a federal holiday in 1941.


President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed, in 1863, a national Thanksgiving day for the last Thursday in November. he hoped that having a national celebration would help re-unify the North and the South .Thanksgiving days were celebrated since the beginning of America but before 1863, states set their dates for Thanksgiving.In 1941, Franklin Roosevelt got Congress to move the date to always be the fourth Thursday in November


President George Washington issued the first official government proclamation of Thanksgiving in 1789. President Abraham Lincoln made it a yearly official national holiday in 1863.


Thanksgiving, which became a USA national holiday in 1863, following a degree by President Abraham Lincoln.


False. It was President Abraham Lincoln during the USA Civil War Between the States, (in 1863), who made Thanksgiving a national holiday in the USA.


Thanksgiving was first proclaimed as a national holiday Abraham Lincoln, in 1863 during the US Civil War. This was set by law in 1941. (see related question)


No because it was proclaimed in 1861.


George Washington proclaimed a National Day of Thanksgiving to be November 26th, 1789. It was not an annual holiday however.


Thomas Jefferson is the president who scoffed at the idea of a national Thanksgiving day.


The president proclaimed that February 11th would be national whipped topping day.


Thanksgiving is found throughout the Bible. Read especially Psalm 100, only five short verses. The holiday of Thanksgiving in the United States stems from 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the heavens".



Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the day a national holiday in 1863


Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving in 1863. Franklin Roosevelt got Congress to make Thanksgiving a federal holiday in 1941. FDR had the day moved up a week wnenever November had 5 Thursdays.[[Which president legalized thanksgiving&action=edit|]] [Discuss:Which_president_legalized_thanksgiving ] [javascript:getUpdates(1); ]Read more: [[Which president legalized thanksgiving#ixzz16ANW45R1|http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_president_legalized_thanksgiving#ixzz16ANW45R1]]


George Washington [February 22, 1732-December 14, 1799], as the first U.S. President, issued a proclamation on October 3, 1789. By that proclamation, he asked the nation to observe a national day of Thanksgiving. He set the date for November 26th.



President Abraham Lincoln was the first to proclaim Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863.


Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the U.S. (also in Canada). It is possible that Jamaica has a similar celebration called by another name, but national holidays are unique to each nation.


Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a national holiday on October 3, 1863.



Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.