Father’s Day

| | Reviewed by: Rose Smith
Updated: February 27, 2024 | Published:

Father’s Day 2024 falls on Sunday, June 16th. Celebrate this special day by honoring the amazing dads and father figures in your life. Show your appreciation for their love, guidance, and the positive impact they have on your life.

Is Father’s Day a Public Holiday?

Father’s Day is not a federal holiday in the United States. Businesses and offices generally remain open. However, it’s a widely celebrated and recognized occasion across the nation.

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What Do People Do?

Father's Day

People celebrate Father’s Day in numerous ways:

  • Thoughtful gifts: Dads love practical presents, experience-based gifts, or something personalized.
  • Quality time: Plan activities that your dad enjoys, like a hike, fishing trip, sporting event, or sharing a meal.
  • Heartfelt expressions: A simple “Happy Father’s Day,” a hug, or a handwritten card conveys your love and appreciation.
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History of Father’s Day

  • Sonora Smart Dodd: Dodd, from Washington, campaigned for a day to honor fathers, inspired by Mother’s Day.
  • First celebration: The first Father’s Day was celebrated in 1910.
  • Gaining traction: Woodrow Wilson marked the day in 1916, and President Calvin Coolidge supported it in 1924.
  • Official recognition: Richard Nixon made Father’s Day a permanent national holiday in 1972.
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Father’s Day 100 Year Calendar (From 1950 to 2050)

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
1950Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
1950Sunday18-JunFather’s DayState HolidayArizona
1951Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
1951Sunday17-JunFather’s DayState HolidayArizona
1952Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
1952Sunday15-JunFather’s DayState HolidayArizona
1953Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1954Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1955Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1956Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1957Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1958Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1959Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1960Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1961Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1962Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1963Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1964Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1965Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1966Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1967Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1968Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1969Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1970Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1971Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1972Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1973Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1974Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1975Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1976Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1977Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1978Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1979Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1980Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1981Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1982Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1983Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1984Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1985Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1986Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1987Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1988Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1989Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1990Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1991Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1992Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1993Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1994Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1995Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1996Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1997Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1998Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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1999Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2000Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2001Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2002Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2003Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2004Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2005Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2006Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2007Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2008Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2009Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2010Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2011Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2012Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2013Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2014Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2015Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2016Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2017Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2018Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2019Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2020Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2021Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2022Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2023Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2024Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2025Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2026Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2027Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2028Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2029Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2030Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2031Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2032Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2033Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2034Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2035Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2036Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2037Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2038Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2039Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2040Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2041Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2042Sunday15-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2043Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2044Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2045Sunday18-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2046Sunday17-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2047Sunday16-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2048Sunday21-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2049Sunday20-JunFather’s DayObservance 
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2050Sunday19-JunFather’s DayObservance

Conclusion

Father’s Day 2024 is a great reminder to celebrate the fathers and those who act as father figures in our lives. Whether it’s through gifts, shared experiences, or simple acts of love, make this day memorable for the special dads in your life because they deserve to be celebrated.

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FAQs about Father’s Day

  1. When is Father’s Day celebrated internationally?

    While many countries observe Father’s Day on the third Sunday of June, dates vary worldwide.

  2. How does the moon phase influence Father’s Day?

    The moon phase has no impact on the date of Father’s Day.

  3. Does Father’s Day coincide with any other holidays?

    Sometimes Father’s Day overlaps with other observances like Juneteenth.

  4. What are popular Father’s Day gifts?

    Popular gifts include tools, tech gadgets, grilling accessories, sports-related items, and personalized presents.

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