When Is Father’s Day 2023?

When is Fathers Day

Are you trying to figure out the exact date for this year’s Father’s Day celebration? Search no further, this post is specially baked for you.

Father’s Day is one of the biggest holidays in America and other parts of the world, observed annually in honor of male parents. Every good father deserves to be celebrated and as such, you can decide to make every day appear special to your dad.

Father’s Day gifts, quotes, and cards, are great ways to wish your Dad a happy Father’s Day.

What is Father’s Day all about?

Father’s day is a relatively modern-day holiday, celebrated annually to honor fatherhood and the role fathers play in society. It is a national holiday designed to complement Mother’s Day. This should answer your question regarding “what came first, Mothers or fathers day?

There are a variety of things people do on Father’s day to make the most important man in their lives happy. Sons and daughters can decide to throw a surprise for their dad, grandpa, stepdad, father-in-law, or a friend who is a father figure. 

To make that important man in your life feel special on this national holiday,  write your Father’s Day wishes on a card, or engage in a virtual Father’s day celebration with him, you may also consider taking him out to his favorite grocery store if you are around.

Your heartfelt wishes and gifts can make him feel on top of the world and make this special holiday memorable.

Who invented Father’s Day?

The origin of Father’s day can be traced to the year 1909 when a woman called Mrs. Sonora Smart Dodd (the mother of Father’s Day) decided to designate a day for her dad William Jackson Smart, a Civil War veteran and a single dad who raised his six children on his farm in Washington after his wife died giving birth.

According to US history, there are known several attempts to have a national holiday for male parents but the first Father’s Day service was held on the 5th of July, 1908 in honor of 365 men who died during the Fairmont Coal Company mines accident in Monongah. It wasn’t an annual celebration then.

Mrs. Sonora Smart is credited for her successful efforts early in the 20th century to raise support for her idea to have a national celebration in the USA for dads just as the Mother’s Day celebration. In the state of Washington, the first-ever Father’s day celebration took place on June 19, 1910.

In 1872, Father’s Day celebration was officially recognized as a national holiday by President Nixon.

When is Father’s Day?

This year’s Father’s Day is on the 19th of June, 2023.

Although Father’s Day is not the same everywhere, it varies from country to country and not always on the 21 of June. This annual holiday is commonly observed in the; United States, United Kingdom, and Canada on the third Sunday of every June.

Father’s Day change every year and how to spot the exact date for Father’s Day, is to simply figure out which date is the third Sunday of any June on your calendar.

READ ALSO: 10 Best Father’s Day Activities To Make Dad Feel Special

So, is today Father’s Day, have you sent your dad any of these Father’s Day messages? If you are yet to figure out what special gift to buy for your dad on this National holiday, here are some Father’s Day gift ideas your dad would like.

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