Father's Day in United States

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** Father's Day in United States **

-Quick Facts-

Father's Day celebrates the contribution that fathers and father figures
make to the lives of their children.

-Local names-

Name Language
Father's Day English
Día del Padre Spanish

-Father's Day 2013-

Sunday, June 16, 2013


-Father's Day 2014-

Sunday, June 15, 2014
List of dates for other years

Father's Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. It
celebrates the contribution that fathers and father figures make for their
children's lives. Its origins may lie in a memorial service held for a
large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining
accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907.

Father's Day is a day for fathers and father-like figures.

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*What do people do?*

Father's Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that
your own father has made to your life. Many people send or give cards or
gifts to their fathers. Common Father's Day gifts include sports items or
clothing, electronic gadgets, outdoor cooking supplies and tools for
household maintenance.

Father's Day is a relatively modern holiday so different families have a
range of traditions. These can range from a simple phone call or greetings
card to large parties honoring all of the 'father' figures in a particular
extended family. Father figures can include fathers, step-fathers,
fathers-in-law, grandfathers and great-grandfathers and even other


Source: www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/fathers-day


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Father's Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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** Father's Day **

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This article is about the celebration. For other uses, see Father's Day
(disambiguation).

Father's Day
Father's Day
Observed by Many countries
Type Commercial
Significance Honors fathers and fatherhood
Date Third Sunday in June (many countries); and other dates in other
countries
Related to Mother's Day, Parents' Day, Children's Day, Grandparent's Day

*Father's Day* is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating
fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many
countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, but it is also
celebrated widely on other days. Father's Day was created to complement
Mother's Day, a celebration that honors mothers and motherhood.

*Contents*

· 1 History

· 1.1 Similar celebrations

· 2 Spelling
· 3 Dates around the world
· 4 International history and traditions

· 4.1 Argentina
· 4.2 Aruba
· 4.3 Australia
· 4.4 Austria
· 4.5 Belgium
· 4.6 Brazil
· 4.7 Canada
· 4.8 China
· 4.9 Costa Rica
· 4.10 Denmark
· 4.11 Finland
· 4.12 Germany
· 4.13 Haiti
· 4.14 Hong Kong
· 4.15 Hungary
· 4.16 India
· 4.17 Ireland
· 4.18 Iran
· 4.19 Italy
· 4.20 Japan
· 4.21 Kenya
· 4.22 Korea
· 4.23 Macau
· 4.24 Malaysia
· 4.25 Mexico
· 4.26 Seychelles
· 4.27 Nepal
· 4.28 Netherlands
· 4.29 New Zealand
· 4.30 Norway
· 4.31 Pakistan
· 4.32 Peru
· 4.33 Philippines
· 4.34 Poland
· 4.35 Portugal
· 4.36 Roman Catholic tradition
· 4


Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Father's_Day

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