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.


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.