Our first American president, George Washington made the first proclamation of Thanksgiving in 1789. In 1941, Congress passed legislation declaring Thanksgiving Day a national holiday to be celebrated on the last Thursday of November every year.
For this year 2018, November 22 is the American Thanksgiving holiday.
Though the countries may not call their day of celebration by the name “Thanksgiving” there are days set aside in various countries where the citizens give thanks. Thanksgivings Around The World
How do you celebrate a day of thanksgiving where you live?