NOLA BY THE NUMBERS

1941
The year Congress officially declared
Thanksgiving a national holiday.

91
The percentage of Americans who eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day.

40  million
The number of green bean casseroles served on Thanksgiving.

20
Percentage of cranberries that are eaten on Thanksgiving.

3
The number of days of the first Thanksgiving celebration.

256  million
The number of turkeys raised in the U.S. in 2005.

86
Weight (in pounds) of the heaviest turkey on record, noted by the Guinness Book of World Records.

50
The percentage of Americans who put the “stuffing” inside the turkey.

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