Father’s Day 2021: Know the Day, Date, History, and Significance

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Like Mother, Father is also an important part of the family. Fathers day is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of June month every year. Similarly, this year father’s day will be celebrated on 20th June 2021. Father’s Day is celebrated to pay a tribute to all the father who works consistently and diligently to fulfill the wish of their children and family.

When will be Father’s Day Celebrated in 2021?

Different parts of the world, follow different dates. But mostly March May and June are the time when this day is celebrated. In India this year Fathers Day will be celebrated on 20th June 2021 i.e the third Sunday of the month.

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History of Father’s Day

Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Smart Dodd and celebrated on the third Sunday of June for the first time in 1910. The date was 19th June 1910.

Why Fathers Day is Celebrated?

According to almanac.com, there are multiple stories behind the celebration of Fathers Day. However, one of the most popular stories is about Sonora Smart Dodd’s father. William Jackson Smart, a single parent who raised Sonora and his 5 brothers after his wife passed away in 1898.

In 1909 while attending a Mother’s day church service, Sonora thought of celebrating Father’s Day too. Therefore, within few months she convinced Spokane Ministerial Association and the YMCA to set aside a Sunday in June to celebrate fathers day. In addition, she proposed 5th June as a day to celebrate fathers day as it was her fathers birth date.

However, the ministers said 3rd Sunday of June to be observed as father’s day. Also Read Poem on Father.

Father's Day 2021
Fathers day 2021

Significance of Fathers Day

In addition, we celebrate Father’s Day to pay a tribute to all the father who works consistently and diligently to fulfill the wish of their children and family. As a result, the day is celebrated to honor the contribution of the father in the family. We celebrate this day by showing our love, affection, gratitude, and respect towards our father. Above all, we pray for his well-being and healthy and long life.

How to Celebrate Fathers Day in Lockdown?

Try to remain indoor in lockdown.

  • Order cake for him or bake it.
  • Make his favorite meals.
  • You can order gifts for him.
  • Decorate his room.
  • Make him feel special.
  • Express your love and affection towards him.

Fathers Day Quotes

  • A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” — Billy Graham
  • “No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.” — Abraham Lincoln
  • “What makes you a man is not the ability to have a child — it’s the courage to raise one.” ― Barack Obama
  • “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” —George Herbert

Father’s Day 2021 Gift Ideas

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