Father's day

Father's Day is a commemorative date celebrated around the world with the intention of honoring all protective, loving, hardworking and dedicated parents to their children and their family. It is celebrated on different dates of the year depending on the country.

It is a day that goes beyond the commercial nature, the family reunion or the surprises, since the creation of said date had the purpose of thanking the father's presence in upbringing and education, as well as the influence he exerted on their children.

In 1909, in the United States, the person responsible for the creation of the commemorative data was Sonora Louise Smart (1882-1978) in homage to her father, William Jackson Smart (1842-1919), warrior and veteran of the civil war, who He raised his six children after his wife passed away in childbirth.

Later, in 1924, President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) would support the idea, and, in 1966, President Lyndon Johnson (1908-1973) would make Father's Day a national celebration, decreeing its celebration on the third Sunday of June.

Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in various countries of the world such as: Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Canada, Cuba, Peru, England, France, the Netherlands, Malaysia, South Africa, among others.

However, there are other dates that were chosen for the commemoration, for example: February 23 in Russia, March 19 in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Bolivia, etc .; the first Sunday of September in Australia and New Zealand, in Greece on June 21, among others.

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