Published:  12:44 AM, 19 June 2017

Fathers Day

Fathers Day

19th June, 1910 : The First Father's Day was celebrated for the first time in Spokane, Washington by Sonora Smart Dodd. Her father, the civil war veteran William Jackson Smart, was a single parent who raised his six children there.The officially recognized date of Father's Day varies from country to country. 

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 (St. Joseph's Day) since the Middle Ages. In Europe and the Americas have adopted the U.S. date, which is the third Sunday of June.

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