Thanksgiving by the numbers

On Thursday, almost nine in 10 Americans will sit down to eat turkey, watch football and give thanks for what they have been blessed with over the past year. Here are some fun Thanksgiving Day facts to share with your relatives around the dinner table.


The number of years ago that the first Thanksgiving took place, in November 1621. The Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians gathered in Plymouth, mostly to feast on seafood, not turkey.


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