Father's Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, 19 June 2022 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours
This year, it will be celebrated on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Father's Day is celebrated in many parts of the world at different times of the year, but in India Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June. This year, it will be celebrated on Sunday, June 19, 2022.
Father's Day is a celebration honoring people's fathers and celebrating the fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in their society. It was first proposed by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington in 1909. It is currently celebrated in the United States annually on the third Sunday in June.
The most popular date for Father's Day is the third Sunday in June. This date was first observed in the USA and has since been adopted by many countries. In Spain, Italy and Portugal, Father's Day is celebrated on March 19th, which is the Feast of St. Joseph who is the patron saint of fathers.
Don't feel bad if this date is news to you; the celebration changes days year-to-year. If you ever forget, just remember that Father's Day always falls on the third Sunday in June, and then check the calendar accordingly
Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, is usually credited for originating Father's Day. She is said to have had the idea in 1909 while listening to a sermon on Mother's Day, which was emerging as a holiday.
Father's Day acknowledges and celebrates the contribution of fathers to their own families and society at large. On this day, children get a chance to appreciate their fathers and father figures -all the people who have played a vital role in their lives. It can be emotionally, mentally or even financially.
The nation's first Father's Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. However, it was not until 1972—58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother's Day official—that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States.
It was a success from the start: The first-ever Father's Day (called Fathers' Day at the time) was celebrated on June 19, 1910 in Washington state, although it wasn't named a national holiday until President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1972.
It is celebrated in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States on the third Sunday of June. It is also observed in countries such as Argentina, Canada, France, Greece, India, Ireland, Mexico, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, and Venezuela.
There is no definitive explanation why Father's Day is celebrated in Australia and New Zealand on the first Sunday in September, though it is clear that the custom of the September date began in the mid 1930s.
There's no succinct and confirmed reason as to why Father's Day in Australia is different from the US and UL, however, the common theory is that when the Australians decided to adopt it, they chose not to wait a year to celebrate. Instead, the day was simply inserted in later in the calendar, and in a similar season.