Why Is Thanksgiving Always on a Thursday?

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In 1941, a joint resolution of Congress chose the fourth Thursday in November, which is not always the last Thursday in the month, to be thanksgiving. The First American Thanksgiving is attributed to the autumnal feast held by the Pilgrims and Massasoit in 1621.
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Thanksgiving is always on the fourth Thursday of every month. The reason for this tradition is because the Mayflower Compact was signed on the fourth Thursday of November!
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So that there can always be black friday.
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Protestant Episcopal Church, of which President Washington was a member,
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Thursday seems to have evolved first as tradition, then as a matter of national law. We don't know for sure which day of the week the Pilgrims' famous first Thanksgiving actually
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