Thanksgiving Day is holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada, and Americans always observe this annual event on the fourth Thursday of November.

In 2014, Thanksgiving Day falls on Thursday, November 27. That makes this year the second-latest day that the holiday will be celebrated.

Did you know that federal legislation passed in 1941 declared that Thanksgiving always be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November? That came 78 years after a presidential proclamation made it an annual holiday in the United States. For many years, the holiday was celebrated at different days of the year depending on the state you lived in.

What's your favorite Thanksgiving Day tradition?