Thanksgiving is a holiday full of rich history! While many are familiar with the infamous story of the Native Americans and pilgrims, there are a number of interesting Turkey Day facts you may never have known! In order to spice up your Thanksgiving knowledge, we have compiled a list of fun, holiday tid-bits for your enjoyment:
-TV dinners were brought into existence thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday! One year, the Swanson Company overestimated the number of turkeys that were needed for the holiday by 26 tons! In order to salvage the left over turkeys that did not sell, they split up the meat, and added them to prepackaged containers along with a few extra Thanksgiving sides.
-Black Friday is the single-most busy day for plumbers.
-Abraham Lincoln was the first president to declare Thanksgiving a national holiday.
-The only turkeys that produce the “gobble gobble” sounds are males! Female turkeys make more of a cackle.
-Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird of the United States because he believed it was more respectable than the eagle.
-Canadian residents celebrate their own Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October.
-If a turkey is less than 3 months old, it is deemed a fryer-roaster.
-This year is the first year since 1888 that the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving match up!
We hope you have enjoyed these festive holiday facts. Please do not hesitate to contact Eastland Escrows, located in Covina, for any and all of your questions about escrow! We are one of the top independent escrow companies in the state, and aim to provide the best services and customer service imaginable. Regardless of the type of your escrow, our resources, and experienced employees will be of use to you! Give us a call, today!