Happy Thanksgiving Day 2016 Images, HD Wallpapers, Pictures, Photos, Pics: Thanksgiving, one of the most celebrated national holidays in the United States and Canada is around the corner. Here, we are with a collection of Thanksgiving images, etc. It is generally celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.
The festival is observed to thank the nature for the blessings of the harvest. It is celebrated with a grand feast including its signature roast turkey, cranberry sauce, etc. Its significance lies in the roots of old English tradition in the time of Protestant Reformation. Here we have some Thanksgiving wallpapers, messages, etc.
Happy Thanksgiving Day 2016 Images, HD Wallpapers, Pictures, Photos, Pics
The history of this festival dates back to 1621 celebration at the Plymouth Plantation. At that time, pilgrims invited the local Native Americans to a special harvest feast following a successful growing season. The native people provided food to the pilgrims to thank them. Thus, there is a major significance of Thanksgiving day dinner.
Facts about Thanksgiving Day
Roast turkeys are the signature food in the Thanks giving dinner. Queen Elizabeth 1 ate turkeys after hearing the news that Spanish ships sunk on their way to attack England. Another fact says that turkeys were the favorite of North America natives. Thus, the tradition continues.
- Around 243 million turkeys in America in 2015 for dinner on Thanksgiving 2016.
- People used 859 million pounds of cranberries.
- Three towns in the U.S. have taken from Turkey, the traditional bird of the occasion. They are namely: Turkey, Texas, Turkey Creek, Louisiana and Turkey, North Carolina.
It has such a strong historical significance. People, not only in America but around the world, celebrate it with their loved ones. Thanksgiving 2016 parade is also a significant event at this time around. It is means of coming together and being thankful for everything.
On this page, we have a collection of beautiful Thanksgiving 2016 pictures which can be utilized for sharing and keep as the desktop backgrounds at the workplaces, etc.
- “If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got,
He isn’t likely to be thankful for what,
He’s going to get!” Happy Thanksgiving 2016
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