What is Father's Day?

Father's Day History




History Of Father's Day: Scholars believed that Father's day is celebrated since 4000 year ago. Although there is no fix evidence found in the history of father's day about it that when it started and why it started. But there is one thing which we came to know from history and scholars believes that there was a boy name Elmesu. This boy gave good wishes of health and long life to his father on clay. From that we came to know that it was in past also that children used to wish their father a good and happy life.


Some evidence was also formed in middle history and modern history when sons of king used to show their respect and love towards their father. And from there we get a mindset that we should respect our elders and family. After some time people try to make one day of the year to follow this tradition with full planning and spend whole day in doing something for father.


Real Father's Day History


The modern father's day which we celebrate today was founded by Sonora. She was very much attached to her father. And when she came to know that there is a day to give love and respect to mother in 1909. Then she thought that why there is not any father's day? And when she became mature of 27 year she decided to form a father's day.


Why Do People Celebrate Father's Day?


Sonora's mother was dead when she was just 16 year old while giving birth to a baby. Since then she took care of all his siblings and remain with her father. Her father was a veteran of Civil War. Sonora talked to many organizations about the new idea of celebrating father's day. Then finally in 1910 with the help of an organization name Young Men's Local Charitable Association Sonora celebrated her first Father's Day on 19 June 1910. Since then it remain in uses and till today we celebrate father's day. But it is also found that there is different date of father's day celebration in different countries.




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"Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is a very important stage in their development."
- David M. Gottesman




"Above all, children need our unconditional love, whether they succeed or make mistakes; when life is easy and when life is tough."
- President Barack Obama