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Fri, 2017-Nov-24 03:02 UTC
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Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 445,595 views on Thursday, 23 November 2017 our article of the day is Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States, and around the same part of the year in other places. Although Thanksgiving has historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, it has long been celebrated as a secular holiday as well.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 03:02 UTC on Friday, 24 November 2017.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanksgiving.
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