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History of Father’s Day

June 20, 2021

History of Father’s Day

June 21, 2020

The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19th 1910 in the state of Washington USA

History of Father’s Day

June 18, 2017

On July 5, 1908, a West Virginia church sponsored the nation’s first event explicitly in honor of fathers, a Sunday sermon in memory of the 362 men who had died in the previous December’s explosions at the Fairmont Coal Company mines in Monongah, but it was a one-time commemoration and not an annual holiday.