This write up on the Father's Day provides an insight into the origin of the Father's Day and other interesting facts on the Father's Day.

Father's Day Facts

  • Father's Day always falls on the third Sunday in June.
  • Father's Day originated in America.
  • The first Father's Day was celebrated on June 19 1910 in Spokane, Washington USA.
  • The idea of Father's Day came from a Mrs. Sonora Smart Dodd came out with the idea of the father's day.
  • Father's Day was supported by President Calvin Coolidge in 1924.
  • In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson declared the 3rd Sunday of June as Father's Day with a presidential proclamation.
  • In 1972, President Richard Nixon established the Father's Day as a permanently holiday.
  • The Romans honored their dead fathers, every February.
  • The necktie is the most common and famous Father's Day gift.
  • Official Flower: Rose - wear red for living father and white for deceased father.