On June 20, the Father's Day in Argentina and other countries. This festival has its origin at the beginning of the XNUMXth century when Sonora Smart DoddThe daughter of an American Civil War veteran, she honored her father for raising his six children alone with love and dedication after his wife passed away during her sixth childbirth.
In 1909, Smart Dodd proposed to install this holiday on his father's birthday on June 5. Although the original idea of the celebration was not maintained, it was not until 1966 during the presidency of Lyndon Johnson It was defined that this celebration was the third Sunday in June.
In Argentina, the first Father's Day celebration was held a August 24st, 1958. That date was chosen because that day, but in 1816, he was born Mercedes Tomasa de San Martín and Climbing, the only daughter of the general Jose de San Martin, recognized in our country as the Father of the Fatherland. Already in the 1960s, Argentina also chose the third Sunday in June for the celebration.
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