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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Fun Facts About Thanksgiving

Fun Facts About Thanksgiving

Did you know that approximately 50 million people in America travel for Thanksgiving every year? And the most astonishing fact is that about 90% of that number will do it by driving. With tons of people expected to travel again this year for the holidays, you will need to do a lot of car prep before then. Please get home safely to be with your family for turkey dinner. To get that extra layer of safety, we recommend that you come into Oceanworks Berkeley for a pre-trip inspection.   With all the driving logistics aside, we thought we'd share some interesting facts about this beloved American holiday. These may or may not surprise you! The first Thanksgiving celebrated was in 1621 by the Plymouth pilgrims and the Wampanoag people, and it was a 3-day celebration. However, America did not declare it as a national holiday until Abraham Lincoln did it in 1863. The average American eats 2,000+ calories in one meal or 4,500 calories in total on Thanksgiving day! That's equiva ... read more

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