November 26, 2014
In October 3, 1789 in New York City, President George Washington proclaimed Thursday the 26th of November 1789 a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.”
Here is the full text of his Thanksgiving proclamation:
By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Continue Reading...