Thanksgiving 2013 Date
Are you looking forward to Thanksgiving 2013? If you are than you need to make sure you know the date that it is going to fall on. Even though it might not seem like it, a lot of people get the dates confused each year. All they might know is that it falls on a Thursday, but they do not pay the exact date any attention otherwise and it is always changing. This does not have to be an issue anymore, because after reading this article you will always know how to tell the date of Thanksgiving year in and year out.
When exactly is the Thanksgiving 2013 date?
Not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving, but there are also a lot of people who do. Sometimes people can get the dates confused, because it seems like it changes every year. Thanksgiving carries with it a lot of religious significance and it is considered a national holiday. In 2013 Thanksgiving is going to fall on Thursday, November 28.
How you can make Thanksgiving 2013 a little better than last year
Certain events such as Black Friday and the anticipation of it have gone to kill a lot of the togetherness people take part in this day. Thanksgiving 2012 might not have been as good for people as it could have been. This year you can decide to make things different thought. Like for instance, last year when you are your family sat down at the dinner table, did you say Grace before and after meals? Did you give thanks for various events that took place up until that point?
Well Thanksgiving 2013 is your perfect chance to do these things. Make it your goal to express the various blessing you have gotten. Try to get everyone involved. This really makes the day take on a special significance and it does not become just another day.
How you can always know when Thanksgiving is going to be celebrated
The Thanksgiving 2013 date might seem confusing to some people now, but that is only because they do not know how the date is set. Once they know this they will always known when the holiday is. Thanksgiving takes place on the fourth Thursday of November. This is year in and year out.
Did Thanksgiving always fall on the fourth Thursday of November?
In 1789, George Washington declared the last Thursday of November to be the day than Thanksgiving would take place. This lasted for some time, but then in 1941 it was changed by means of a United States Congressional declaration. This changed the date to the fourth Thursday of November.
Where in the country might Thanksgiving take on the most significance?
It does not matter where in the United States you are for Thanksgiving. However, in certain parts of the country the day might take on a little more significance. In New England for example, this is the place where the Pilgrims celebrated the very first Thanksgiving. So in this part of the country the day might be taken slightly more serious than in others.