Thanksgiving trivia: How much do you know about Thanksgiving?

Here's some Thanksgiving trivia questions for you! Think you know all the answers?

Good luck!


Question 1: How many days did the first Thanksgiving celebration last?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

Question 2: When did Thanksgiving become a national holiday?

Question 3: What did the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade feature?

A. Balloons

B. Zoo animals

C. Sky lanterns


Answer 1: It was three days! The more the pilgrims invited Native American allies to eat with them, the more they realized they needed to extend the feast.

Answer 2: 1863. The woman behind Mary Had a Little Lam, Sara Josepha Hale, convinced President Abraham Lincoln to make the declaration. She wrote countless articles and letter so persuade the president - and the rest is history!

Answer 3: It was zoo animals! The first parade didn't feature any balloons. Instead, it was full of animals from the Central Park Zoo.


All answers courtesy of Good Housekeeping.

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