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Bits of Thanksgiving trivia

 

November 22, 2018

This week thousands of Americans will roast turkeys for their traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Here are some fun facts about turkeys and some Thanksgiving trivia to wow family and friends at the dinner table.

• The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621 and included 50 pilgrims and 90 Wampanoag Indians. The celebration lasted three days. Many historians believe that only five women were present at that first Thanksgiving, since many women settlers didn't survive that difficult first year in the U.S.

• Americans eat about 46 million turkeys each Thanksgiving!

• Contrary to...



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