What president proclaimed the celebration of a national Thanksgiving Day?

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The first U.S. President, George Washington. [February 22, 1732-December 14, 1799] was first to issue a proclamation of a national Day of Thanksgiving. The Washington Proclamation was issued on October 3, 1789. The second U.S. President to issue a
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