Which US President Made Thanksgiving a National Holiday?

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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 was the first US President to make Thanksgiving a national holiday. The date was not fixed, however, until FDR was president.
President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving as a national holiday in 1863. It was celebrated on the last Thursday on the month of November until President Roosevelt changed it to the fourth Thursday of the month.
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