Thanksgiving Day was started by a cockfighter

Thanksgiving Day Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is a cockfighter and his nickname “Honest Abe” is known to be coined from his cockfighting referee days.

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November.

It has been an annual tradition since 1863, when during the American Civil War (1861-65), President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a National Day of Thanksgiving, to be celebrated on Thursday, November 26.

Proclamation of President Abraham Lincoln, October 3, 1863.




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