19 June- Father’s Day

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Father’s day is on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Plan ahead! Each year, this day is celebrated by families all around the world who plan activities to celebrate the special man in their lives. A dad is often a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love.

It’s time to celebrate the most important man in your life, your dad! A father plays the role of a mentor, a friend, and a guardian to his children all his life while showering them with selfless love!

Fathers haven’t one but multiple roles- they’re role models, friends, protectors, guides, and heroes for his or her children. It is difficult to describe the importance of fathers in just a few words.

When is Father's day in 2022?

If you have got not started wondering ideas for creative gifts and ideas to celebrate, worry not. Where would we be without our dads?

This day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June every year. Still, our dads are our heroes irrespective of on which stage we are in our life. 

Father’s day is on Sunday, June 19, 2022. It means you still have the time for the preparation of gift for your dad. You can prepare memes, go out on shopping with your father, can prepare a hand made gift for your father.

History

  • Far from a “Hallmark holiday”, this day had its origin in medieval Europe, when Catholics dedicated a day to honoring fathers, fatherhood, and all paternal relationships. 
  • According to some accounts, this very first day was celebrated in Washington state on June 19,1910. A woman by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd came up with the idea of honoring and celebrating her father while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon at church in 1909.

Significance

We can celebrate this day in many ways. But, most importantly, this day is all about showing our deep respect, love, and care to our father. A father does not show his love to his children but loves them so much.

We always look sacrifice and love of only our mother not our father. But, we forget that there is more contribution of father rather than mother in upbringing of a child. A child needs support from his father more than his mother.

So, what are you looking for? Go ahead and remind your dad that he is a superhero in your life.

Activities to make his day special

Here, we are giving you a list of complete activities that you can do to make his day special. To know more about them, click on – father’s day activities.

Father's Day timeline

June 19,1910

Sonora Smart Dodd of Washington organized this day celebration on the birthday of her own father.

1966

President Lyndon Johnson signed a proclamation calling for this day to be celebrated on third Sunday of June.

1972

President Richard Nixon signed into law a permanent recognition of this day.

Why should we celebrate Father's Day

if we talk about early 1900s, fathers did not receive much credit for the influence they had on their children. In fact, most psychological studies completed on parenting focused their researches on mother. However, in 1970s, psychologist started recognizing the importance of fathers.

Basically, father are those who have been there for us when we need support and advice. They teach, they love, they support, they picks us up when we fall and gives us encouragement that we need. 

On this day, we thank our father for all those sacrifices that they made for us in our upbringing. A father’s presence is just like sun, that is hot but without sun, there would be all dark around us. Make sure you let your father know how much you love him!

Family includes siblings also. To know more about siblings day, click on – national siblings day.

Father's Day FAQ

This day acknowledges and celebrates the contribution of fathers to their own families and societies at large. On this day, we thank our fathers for all the sacrifices that they made for us.

While attending a Mother's day church service in 1909, Sonora Smart Dodd, then, 27 years old, came up with the idea. Within a few months, She had convinced YMCA to set aside a Sunday in June to celebrate Fathers.

This day is celebrated annually on the third Sunday in June in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, India, and a no. of other countries all around the world. 

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