Father’s Day is 
Sunday, June 20th!

Father’s Day Fun Facts:

  • The first Father’s Day happened on June 17, 1910. 
  • In the 1920s and 1930s, some people campaigned to scrap both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day and just have Parents’ Day – that never caught on. 
  • Father’s Day became more popular during World War II when the day was used to honor troops. 
  • The observance became an official national holiday in 1972. By this time Mother’s Day had already been a holiday for 58 years. 
  • Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June in many countries. 
  • Americans spend over $1 billion annually on Father’s Day presents. 
  • According to Retail Spending, Father’s Day is the 3rd biggest card giving holiday in the world.
  • According to the census, there are more than 72 million fathers in America.
  • Popular gift choices for Father’s Day (aside from a tie) include outings (golf, sports, or eating out),
  • electronic gadgets, clothing, gift cards, sporting goods, and music or books.

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