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Five Fast Father's Day Facts
1. Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of every June.
2. The idea for an official Father’s Day celebration is credited to Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, WA, in 1909.
3. President Calvin Coolidge first made it a "national event" in 1924.
4. In 1972 Richard Nixon permanently established the holiday in America.
5. Father's Day is the fifth-largest greeting card-sending occasion.