Thanksgiving - 11/21/17

1.  Thanksgiving is the reason we have TV dinners.

 

2.  Only male turkeys gobble.

 

3.  President James Garfield declared Thanksgiving to be a Federal holiday.

 

4.  The first meal eaten on the moon was turkey and all the trimmings.

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1.  Fact - In 1953 someone at Swanson misjudged the number of frozen turkeys it would sell that Thanksgiving - by 26 tons!!  Someone came up with a plan to slice turkey and repackage it with trimmings on the side.  Thus, the  first Thanksgiving dinner was born!

 

2.  Fact -  Female turkeys cackle.

 

3.  Fake -  It was Abraham Lincoln back in 1864.

 

4.  Fact - Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin sat down to a turkey dinner with all the trimmings for their first meal on the moon.