Happy Thanksgiving 2021 Quotes, Wishes, Significance, Date and Time to celebrate this beautiful day

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Happy Thanksgiving 2021 Quotes, Wishes, Significance, Date and Time to celebrate this beautiful day

Happy Thanksgiving 2021: Want to everything about this national holiday which celebrates the blessings and gratitude? Read the article.

Thanksgiving is a huge deal in America and guess binge watching FRIENDS clearly proves that. This national holiday is celebrated in the United States of America and Canada to celebrate the harvest and other blessings of the past year. In biblical references, Thanksgiving is a way of being grateful and an expression of being thankful to the Almighty. This day falls on the fourth Thursday of November every year. As we all know, roasted turkey is eaten on this day as the bird itself is a symbol of the nation’s great wealth. 

Thanksgiving 2021 Date, Time and Significance:

While everyone is happy to celebrate this special day, not many know the nitty gritties about it. We’ve listed down all the important pointers that you need to know about Thanksgiving. For starters, as we mentioned earlier, this national holiday falls on the fourth Thursday of November, i.e. November 28th. The exciting part about this day is that the super fun Black Friday shopping sales follows on the same weekend. Not just the USA but Canada, Puerto Rico, Grenada and Liberia too celebrate Thanksgiving day. In Canada, the national holiday falls on the second Monday of October. This year”s was celebrated on October 14th. 

Thanksgiving sure is a happy holiday but not many know about its origin. The original story dates back to 1620 pilgrims. It so happened that they landed on the American soil and settled in the area they named Plymouth which was south of where Boston is today. The ones who has immigrated, unfortunately for them they settled in extremely harsh winter conditions which means that the rations were low and tight. Post that when spring came out all the pilgrims went out to plant their own crops and were helped by one native American named, Squanto. Not just that he also thought the pilgrims how to fish and hunt. Because of all these newly acquired skills the pilgrims were then able to store enough food for the winter season. 

This beautiful incident resulted in the pilgrims inviting the Native Americans as a gesture of being grateful and thanksgiving. To this very day Thanksgiving is celebrated with a lot of delicious food and wine. In New York, there is an annual Thanksgiving parade which is watched by millions. 

Listed below are some happy Thanksgiving 2021 quotes and wishes which you can send to your loved ones to make them feel joyful and happy. 

1. Thanksgiving is more than the festivities, it gives us time to ponder upon what lessons we learnt and how we can spread happiness around, to look back at all the great memories and good people who came into our lives. We appreciate you so much. Happy Thanksgiving Day to you and your loved ones.

2. We may not always be close to each other, but our hearts are always close whether it be a new year or Thanksgiving. Sending love and hugs for you!

3. Express your gratitude on this Thanksgiving, not because you should, but because your life is complete and your heart’s content. Happy Thanksgiving!

4. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them” – John F. Kennedy

5. “As we grow older and realize more clearly the limitations of human happiness, we come to see that the only real and abiding pleasure in life is to give pleasure to other people.” – P.G. Wodehouse, Something New.

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Here’s wishing all the readers of Pinkvilla a very Happy Thanksgiving 2021 ! 

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