Want to know a little bit about Thanksgiving? There’s a good reason it’s called “Turkey Day” as these facts will show you! Here are 10 facts about Thanksgiving (brought to you by Hayes and Jett).
91% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day.
A spooked turkey can run at speeds up to 20 miles per hour. They can also burst into flight approaching speeds between 50-55 mph in a matter of seconds.
More than 40 million green bean casseroles are served on Thanksgiving.
Twenty percent of cranberries eaten are eaten on Thanksgiving.
Turkeys were one of the first animals in the Americas to be domesticated.
The First Thanksgiving lasted for three days.The Native Americans wore deerskin and fur, not blankets.