What month did Abraham Lincoln proclaim Thanksgiving would take place in?

  • November correct

    Thanksgiving has been an official American tradition for 153 years. But did you know it wasn't a national holiday until Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it one in 1863? Prior to his announcement that it'd be held each November, individual states and colonies celebrated the holiday dating back to 1621. Source: History.com

  • December
  • January
  • October
  • ON A DAY
  • Fact of the day

    Boba Fett's costume design was based on early concepts of Darth Vader.
  • This day in 1867

    The US buys Alaska from Russia for, roughly, two cents an acre

    • Vincent van Gogh

      Groot-Zundert, Netherlands
    • Eric Clapton

      72 years old | Ripley, Surrey, England
    • Celine Dion

      49 years old | Charlemagne, Quebec
    • Norah Jones

      38 years old | Brooklyn, New York