happy father's day 2017

Father’s Day is celebrated worldwide in order to honor the works of a father or father figures in the life of a child. This year it is on June 18,2017. A father has a great impact on the future of a child. Every child looks up to his father and think of him as his hero. He is the one who thinks about his child’s need before his own and tries to provide every possible comfort of life to his child. He ensures that his child gets the quality education. Moreover, he tries to fulfill all the genuine demands of his child. He is the person to whom we look when we are in problem, it might be a financial problem or any other. He is like best friend who always wishes for our best and the one who always give us moral support when we need it the most. 

Father's Day 2017

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Article 1: When is Father's Day 2017

Article 2: Happy Father's Day Images 2017

Article 3: Happy Father's Day Message 2017

Article 4: Happy Fathers Day Coloring Pages & Cliparts 2017

Article 5: Best Father's Day Gifts 2017

Article 6: Free Father's Day Cards & ideas 2017

Article 7: Happy Fathers Day 2017 Wishes Quotes

Article 8: Happy father's Day Poems {Prayer}

Article 9: Happy Father's Day Meme 2017

Article 10: Father's Day Crafts Ideas for 2017

 

When is Father's day :

This year it is on June 18,2017.

History of Father’s Day : Happy Fathers day 2017

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There are two different stories regarding when the first Father’s day was celebrated. The first story says that the first Father’s Day was celebrated in Fairmont, West Virginia on July 5, 1908. A church in West Virginia celebrated this day in honor of fathers. It was celebrated in honor of those 361 men that had died in the Fairmont Coal Company mines in Monongah. It was celebrated that year only and not the following year and it was not an annual holiday.
The other story says that the first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910 in Washington State. A woman named Sonora Smart Dodd brought the idea of celebrating the Father’s Day after she heard of the Mother’s Day sermon at the church in 1909. She was one of the six child of a father who was a widower as his wife died while giving the birth to the sixth child. Her father William Smart was a veteran of the Civil War. She saw all the hard ward his dad did in order to raise all her siblings and the love with which he treated them. So she decided to honor his dad and the other dads like him out there because a father plays an important role in the life of his children. She suggested June 5 to be celebrated as the Father’s Day which was the death anniversary of her father but due to some reasons it was celebrated on the third Sunday of the month June. In 1924, President Calvin Coolidge recommended that Father’s Day become a national holiday. In 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson made the third Sunday of June as the official Father’s Day. But it was officially recognized as a national holiday in 1972, during the Nixon administration.

Father’s Day Worldwide:
Many countries out there in the world liked the idea of Father’s Day. They also saw the importance of celebrating the Father’s Day. Some countries decided to follow the same concept of third Sunday of June to celebrate this day. Other countries on the other hand decided to celebrate it on different dates. Following is the list of dates on which different countries celebrate the father’s Day.

March 19 (St. Joseph’s Day) - Croatia, Angola, Belgium.

May 8 – Korea (Parent’s Day)

Second Sunday in May – Romania

Third Sunday in May – Tonga

First Sunday in June – Switzerland, Lithuania

June 5 – Denmark

Second Sunday in June – Austria, Belgium

Third Sunday in June – United States, Canada, Columbia, France, Ghana, Greece, Costa Rica, India,Hungary, Kenya, Japan, Maldives, Myanmar, Netherlands, Pakistan, Oman, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Turkey, Uganda, Qatar, Singapore, Malaysia, Kuwait, Ghana.
 
June 21 – Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Syria

June 23 – Poland, Nicaragua

Ascension Day – Germany 

Last Sunday in June – Haiti

Second Sunday in July – Uruguay

Last Sunday in July – Dominican Republic

August 8 – Taiwan, Mongolia

Second Sunday in August – Brazil, Samoa

Last Monday in August – South Sudan

First Sunday in September – Australia, New Zealand

New Moon of September – Nepal

Second Sunday in September – Latvia

First Sunday in October – Luxembourg

Second Sunday in November – Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland

November 12 – Indonesia

December 5 – Thailand

December 26 - Bulgaria

So here we have shared all about the father's day 2017. if you have any questions please ask in the comment section. Happy Father's day 2017

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