Calendar Days: Father's Day History
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Father's Day is an occasion to celebrate the men in your life with gifts, cards and pampering. Learn more about the history and origins of Father's Day.


Just like we honor our mothers with a special day, we also commemorate the importance of the men in our lives with a dedicated Father’s Day. Celebrated primarily on the third Sunday in June around the world, Father’s Day originated in the early twentieth century and was finally made a national holiday in 1972. Each year, families spend time together and pay tribute to dads, both living and dead. In this video, learns more about the history and origins of Father’s Day. Be sure to check out the site for some great recipe and gift ideas to make your dad feel special this year!