Happy Father's Day James

History of Father's Day

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and father figures, including grandfathers and fathers-in-law. The tradition of honoring fathers on a special day can be traced back to the early 20th century.
The idea of Father's Day is said to have originated in Spokane, Washington, where Sonora Smart Dodd, one of six children raised by a widower, wanted to create a day to honor fathers like her own. She proposed the idea of Father's Day in 1909, inspired by the newly recognized Mother's Day.
The first Father's Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in Spokane. However, it was not until 1972 that Father's Day was officially recognized as a national holiday in the United States, when President Richard Nixon signed it into law. Today, Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in many countries around the worl
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