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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About the Month of June

May 31 : 01 day till June

Did you know that Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June?

Set by Presidential proclamation in 1966 by President Lyndon Johnson, the idea of a national celebration of American fathers was first supported by President Calvin Coolidge in 1924. Before then, local Father’s Day commemorations were held in cities and towns around America, including the first ever Father’s Day in Spokane Washington in June, 1910.

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