Father's Day

What is Father's Day:

Father's day is celebrated to honor all Fathers and express gratitude for the hardships they bear in bringing up a child. Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June. This year it falls on 16th June 2013.

History of Father's Day:

In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Father's day. President Nixon, in 1972, established a permanent national observance of Father's day to be held on the third Sunday of June. So Father's day was born as a token of love and gratitude that a daughter cherishes for her beloved Father. Roses are the Father's day flowers: red to be worn for a living Father and white if the Father has died.

Celebrations On Father's Day:

Father's day is celebrated with enthusiasm and gifts galore to reflect on the invaluable role and contribution of Fathers in the family. People honor their Father and express gratitude for his love and affection on Father's day .

Celebrations Around the World:

Today Fathers day is celebrated across 46 countries and is a hugely popular affair. As a Father's day tradition, people in US and Canada, along with their Dads, pay tribute to grandfather, stepfather, foster Father, uncle or men who plays the Father figure role in their lives.


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