Sunday, May 15, 2022

When Is Father's Day Weekend 2023?

 My dad - Paul Z. Kissner - describes how he spent his summers growing up in NYC. 
RIP 1940-2019.

When Is Father's Day Weekend 2023?

  • Father's Day weekend is on Sunday, June 18th, 2023. Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in the United States.

How Did Father's Day Start?

  • says that Father's Day started after a West Virginia church sponsored a Sunday sermon - the first national event "explicitly in honor of fathers..." The one time event honored the men lost in the 1907 Monongah mining disaster
  • The year after, Sonora Smart Dodd successfully campaigned to make Father's Day a statewide holiday in Washington on June 19, 1910. 

 When Did Father's Day Become A National Holiday?

  • Father's Day became a national holiday in the United States in 1972.