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Thanksgiving

Secular holiday : Many Americans take the following day off and enjoy a four-day holiday. The first formal celebration was held by an English explorer, Martin Frobisher, who attempted to establish a settlement on Baffin Island, after failing to discover a northern passage to the Orient in 1576. The Pilgrims of Plymouth Rock held their Thanksgiving in 1621 as a three-day thank you celebration to the leaders of the Wampanoag Indian tribe and their families for teaching them the survival skills they needed to make it in the New World. The turkey tradition was introduced by Benjamin Franklin who made it a national symbol: quick runner, wary, sharp eyesight... The one-time holiday was declared by George Washington, whereas Abraham Lincoln elected the 4th Thursday in November.
AFRICA
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ASIA
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EUROPE
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NORTHAMERICA
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United Nations November 22, 2018
United States (Puerto Rico) November 22, 2018
United States of America November 22, 2018
United States of America (Alabama) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Alaska) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Arizona) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Arkansas) November 22, 2018
United States of America (California) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Colorado) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Connecticut) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Delaware) November 22, 2018
United States of America (District of Columbia) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Florida) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Hawaii) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Idaho) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Illinois) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Indiana) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Iowa) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Kansas) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Kentucky) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Louisiana) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Maine) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Maryland) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Massachusetts) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Michigan) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Minnesota) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Mississippi) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Missouri) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Montana) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Nebraska) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Nevada) November 22, 2018
United States of America (New Hampshire) November 22, 2018
United States of America (New Jersey) November 22, 2018
United States of America (New Mexico) November 22, 2018
United States of America (New York) November 22, 2018
United States of America (North Carolina) November 22, 2018
United States of America (North Dakota) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Ohio) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Oklahoma) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Oregon) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Pennsylvania) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Rhode Island) November 22, 2018
United States of America (South Carolina) November 22, 2018
United States of America (South Dakota) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Tennessee) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Texas) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Utah) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Vermont) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Virginia) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Washington) November 22, 2018
United States of America (West Virginia) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Wisconsin) November 22, 2018
United States of America (Wyoming) November 22, 2018
SOUTHAMERICA
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SOUTHPACIFIC
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Guam November 22, 2018
Micronesia (Federated States of) November 22, 2018
Northern Mariana Islands November 22, 2018
Palau November 22, 2018
United States ( Northern Mariana Islands - Commonwealth of)) November 22, 2018
United States (Samoa) November 22, 2018
CENTRAL AMERICA
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United States (Virgin Islands) November 22, 2018