Thanksgiving Fun Facts - Happy Thanksgiving!

A few fun facts of Thanksgiving Day - Happy Thanksgiving to One and All!


thanksgiving fun facts 20131863 - President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November as A National Day of Thanksgiving.


26 - There are only 26 shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, 2013.


1924 - The Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began.


280 - Turkeys sold in the US for Thanksgiving Day is around 280 million.


3 - The First Thanksgiving lasted 3 days.


3500 - Turkeys will have around 3500 feathers at maturity.


15 - A 15 pound Turkey will have about 70% white meat and 30% dark meat.


86 - The heaviest Turkey ever raised was about 86 pounds.


A few fun facts of Thanksgiving Day.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Comment balloon 12 commentsBobbie Smith • November 28 2013 06:08AM


Bobbie, that is an incredible stat about the number of turkies sold for Thanksgiving Day!  Wow!

Posted by Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale (Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN) over 5 years ago

Bobbie, That is one huge turkey. I am sure he wasn't up walking around. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) over 5 years ago

Fun facts for a fun filled day...Have a happy and memorable Thanksgiving, Bobbie.

Posted by Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA (ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055) over 5 years ago

Hi Sharon and Bruce, I was quite surprised by that stat myself. Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Bobbie Smith, 570-242-1891 over 5 years ago

Debbie, Can you imagine! That is almost as large as my dog. Sure would have to cook that whole bird in numerous ovens.

Posted by Bobbie Smith, 570-242-1891 over 5 years ago

Thank you Anita. You do the same!

Posted by Bobbie Smith, 570-242-1891 over 5 years ago

 Wishing you and yours an awesome Thanksgiving weekend filled with happy, hearts and many smiles and of course don't forget to count your many Blessings!

John & Debbie

Posted by John McCormack, CRS, Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me! (Albuquerque Homes Realty) over 5 years ago

Interesting, Bobbie.  Thanks for the fun facts.  Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 5 years ago

John and Debbie, Very nice wish and blessing. Thank you so much. The Same to you and yours.

Posted by Bobbie Smith, 570-242-1891 over 5 years ago

Hi Gabe, I did. Thank you. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving also.

Posted by Bobbie Smith, 570-242-1891 over 5 years ago

If Thanksgiving still lasted 3 days I think I wouold explode.

Posted by Raymond Patterson, President - Patterson Team Homes (The Patterson Team @ Keller Williams Excellence) over 5 years ago

Good Morning Bobbie, I am still stuffed!  Hope you have a great weekend!

Posted by Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor (REcampus Fully Accredited Florida ONLINE & Classroom Training in Destin, Pensacola Florida) over 5 years ago