What US president made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

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George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. both made proclamations to celebrate Thanksgiving. However, it was not a fixed holiday with states celebrating on different days. President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day during the Civil
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President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving Day a national holiday in 1863.
Thanksgiving was originally celebrated on the final Thursday in November, but President Franklin D. Roosevelt changed it to fourth Thursday in November to ensure it wouldn't fall too close to Christmas.
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Abraham Lincoln started Thanksgiving when he proclaimed Thanksgiving to be a national Thanksgiving day during the Civil War. Then Congress passed a bill that made Thanksgiving a national
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President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation making Thanksgiving a national holiday in October 3, 1863!
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George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. both made proclamations to celebrate Thanksgiving. However, it was not a fixed holiday with states celebrating on different ...
George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. both made proclamations to celebrate Thanksgiving. However, it was not a fixed holiday with states celebrating on different ...
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