Father’s Day Wiki, Information, History

By | June 1, 2016

Father’s Day Wiki : Around the globe a day is celebrated for honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. The day is commonly known as father’s day, many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries. Here we provide you the full brief about DAD, DADDY, PA, PAPA etc. Like mother’s, father has also played a vital role in everyone life. Mother provides you a emotional support but father always be there to strengthen you during your toddler days, teen days and adolescence. Get the full information about auspicious day through Father’s Day wiki, History. We have added the all the important fact about fathers day origin and declaration of nation holiday.

Father’s Day Wiki, History

Initially father’s day is celebrated in United States in 20th century to complement Mother’s Day in celebrating male parenting. In 1910, father’s day celebration was held in Spokane, Washington at YMCA by Sonora Smart Dodd. Once she heard a sermon about Jarvi’s Mother’s Day in 1909 at central Methodist Episcopal Church, she told her pastor that father’s should be also there to honouring male parent’s as they have also equal importance in building children. As she was grown by his father, a civil war veteran who was a single parent who raised his six children alone. She first suggested father’s day on 5th June but pastors don’t have enough time to their sermons so the celebration deferred to the third Sunday of June.

Origin Of Father’s Day

In 1920, she stopped promoting the celebration because she was studying in the Art Institute of Chicago and this event get faded even in Spokane. But in 1930 she started it again, this time at the national level. She had the help of trade merchants that would benefit most from the holiday.

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Father’s Day History

In 1930, Father’s Day council founded by New York Associated Men’s Wear retailers to consolidate the commercial promotion. National recognition of holiday was introduced in congress in 1913. In 1916, American President Woodrow Wilson spoke to people about the event that he also want to make this event official but congress resisted it due to fear of commercialized event. Atlast it proclaimed the designation of permanent national holiday when President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1972.

List of Father’s Day Celebration Date

Gregorian calendar
Occurrence Dates Country
March 19 Andorra
Angola
Belgium (Antwerp)
Bolivia
Croatia
Honduras
Italy (Festa del papà)
Liechtenstein
Mozambique (Dia do Pai)
Portugal (Dia do Pai)
Spain (Día del Padre)
Switzerland (Canton Ticino)
May 8 Korea (Parents’ Day)
Second Sunday of May May 10, 2015
May 8, 2016
May 14, 2017
Romania (Ziua Tatălui)
Third Sunday of May May 17, 2015
May 15, 2016
May 21, 2017
Tonga
Ascension Day May 14, 2015
May 5, 2016
May 25, 2017
Germany
First Sunday of June Jun 7, 2015
Jun 5, 2016
Jun 4, 2017
Lithuania (Tėvo diena)
Switzerland
June 5 Denmark (also Constitution Day)
Second Sunday of June Jun 14, 2015
Jun 12, 2016
Jun 11, 2017
Austria
Belgium
Third Sunday of June Jun 21, 2015
Jun 19, 2016
Jun 18, 2017
Jun 17, 2018
Afghanistan
Albania
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Aruba
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
Brunei Darussalam
Canada
Cambodia
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Curaçao
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Dominica
Ecuador
Ethiopia
France
Ghana
Greece
Guyana
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Ireland
Jamaica
Japan
Kenya
Kosovo
Kuwait
Laos
Macao
Madagascar
Malaysia
Maldives
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Netherlands
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Slovakia
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Venezuela
Vietnam
Zambia
Zimbabwe
June 17 El Salvador Guatemala
June 21 Lebanon
Egypt
Jordan
Palestinian Territory
Syria
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
June 22 Guernsey
Isle of Man
Jersey
June 23 Nicaragua Poland
Last Sunday of June Jun 28, 2015
Jun 26, 2016
Jun 25, 2017
Haiti
Second Sunday of July Jul 12, 2015
Jul 10, 2016
Jul 9, 2017
Uruguay
Last Sunday of July Jul 26, 2015
Jul 31, 2016
Jul 30, 2017
Dominican Republic
August 8 Taiwan
Mongolia
Second Sunday of August Aug 9, 2015
Aug 14, 2016
Aug 13, 2017
Brazil
Samoa
Last Monday of August Aug 31, 2015
Aug 29, 2016
Aug 28, 2017
South Sudan
First Sunday of September Sep 6, 2015
Sep 4, 2016
Sep 3, 2017
Australia
Fiji
New Zealand
Papua New Guinea
Second Sunday of September Sep 13, 2015
Sep 11, 2016
Sep 10, 2017
Latvia
Third Sunday of September Sep 20, 2015
Sep 18, 2016
Sep 17, 2017
Ukraine
First Sunday of October Oct 4, 2015
Oct 2, 2016
Oct 1, 2017
Luxembourg
Second Sunday of November Nov 8, 2015
Nov 13, 2016
Nov 12, 2017
Estonia (Isadepäev)
Finland (Isänpäivä)
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
November 12 Indonesia
December 5 Thailand (The birthday of King Bhumibol)
December 26

Bulgaria

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