The Father's Day story is about Sonora Louise Smart Dodd of Washington recognizing the need for a Father's Day festival. Sonora's struggle to set a day to honor all fathers is told in the story. Thanks to Sonora, Father's Day is now seen in quite a few countries around the world.
The beginning of the story of Father's Day
According to historians, thousands of years ago it was customary to celebrate Father's Day. According to their research, a boy named Hermes carved a Father's Day message on a clay card in Babylon 4000 years ago. In his message, Hermes wanted his father to live a long and healthy life. There is no information about what happened to this father and his son duo, but the tradition of celebrating Father's Day is believed to have survived in many countries.
The Genesis of Father's Day in Modern Society
The modern tradition of honoring Father's Day dates back to the 19th century. While many are recognized for advancing the cause of Father's Day, Sonora Louise Smart Dodd's efforts have received considerable recognition. Dodd, a devoted daughter from Spokane, Washington, is alleged to have founded or founded her Father's Day Festival. Read the full story...