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Why Did We Start To Celebrate Father's Day?


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Why Did We Start To Celebrate Father's Day?
By Nicola Kennedy

 

Not many countries of the world celebrate fathers with their own official day. However, that is what is done in the United States every third Sunday in June.

Father’s Day is a special day for dads when they are pampered by their children, given gifts, and even surprised with breakfast in bed!

There are many different stories as to the origins of Father’s Day. Some of the possible scenarios telling the story of the first Father’s Day are:

1. It started in 1908 during a church service in West Virginia.

2. Vancouver, Washington was where the first Father’s Day celebration occurred.

3. Harry Meek, president of the Lions’ Club branch in Chicago, created the first Father’s Day with his organization. It was celebrated in 1915 on the third Sunday of June, since that was a date very close to his birthday.  Read More >

 

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Comment balloon 1 commentRick Reed • June 12 2012 09:28AM

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Happy Father's Day to all the dads!

Posted by Michael Thompson, MBA (CENTURY 21 Anderson Properties, Inc.) about 6 years ago

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