Which president made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

Which president made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863 (Picture: REX)
Celebrating Thanksgiving Day in the US dates back to the 1600s, and it was centuries ago that a president proclaimed it a national holiday.
The first Thanksgiving happened in November 1621 to rejoice over the first successful corn harvest by the Pilgrims, who left Plymouth, England, in a ship called the Mayflower…

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