In 1972, President Nixon declares Father’s Day to be a national leave. After this it is renowned on the 3rd Sunday, of the month of June every year. One of the first thoughts behind Father’s Day is simply that it matches Mother’s Day. This day is the festivities of the parental guidance of fathers, and the relationship that kids have with their fathers. In any society, be it medieval, modern, or ancient, fathers have had a important position. So we rejoice this day to commemorate father and fatherliness.
Many nations pursue the US Father’s Day date – which is the 3rd Sunday of June. Some parts of the world also celebrate it on June 19. Some nations such as Portuguese, Spain, and Latin America celebrate it on March 19.
In Europe, father’s day is being celebrated by Catholic Church since the Medieval Period or middle Ages – from 5th to 15th century. It used to be notable on March 19 which is also Saint Joseph’s Day. Saint Joseph is famous as the foster-father of Jesus Christ. Father’s Day started being celebrated in the US around the 20th century.
India, too, celebrates Father’s Day on 3rd Sunday of June. Father’s Day 2017 falls on June 18.