Father’s Day 2018: The Significance and history of Father’s Day

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History of Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day: Everything you need to know about history of Father’s Day

Father’s day 2018: Every bond is unique and full of love in our life. We share close attachment with our mothers, an emotional bond with our siblings, but there is something different with the relationship between a father and child. A father is like the pillar of strength and security for a child. They are the real-life superheroes. Thus, every year father’s day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. On the father’s day, people make many efforts to make their father know that they are loved and respected every day. People celebrate this day in a variety of manner. At the same time, it is important to know the history behind this celebration. (Also read: Father’s Day 2018: How to make your father feel special and loved on Happy Father’s Day)

Father’s Day 2018:

History of the Father's Day
The real history of the Father’s Day

The idea behind the celebration of father’s day was taken from the celebration of the Mother’s day. The concept was first introduced in the United States of America by an American woman Sonora Smart Dodd. Her father was a civil war veteran named William Jackson Smart. He was a widower who had raised Sonora Smart Dodd as well as her five brothers. She led a national level campaign to create the space for father’s day celebration. She wanted the day of celebration to be 5th of June(her father’s birthday) but eventually, the third Sunday of June was decided. Over the time the celebration of father’s day turned into a global thing. (Also read: Happy Father’s Day 2018: What are the best ways to celebrate Father’s Day)


It doesn’t matter how old you are, you always wish to have the support and the love of your father. So, this father’s day you should not forget to tell him how much you look up to him. You can celebrate this day in a variety of manner, you can take a trip, go out or just stay at home with your dad. Remeber there is no age to stop calling your dad a superhero!

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