12. Father's Day - A Holiday to Honor Fatherhood

Father's Day is a holiday observed in the States to honor fathers, fatherhood and other paternal like grandfathers, stepfathers, and uncles. It is observed the third Sunday in June.

In the early century there was a mining accident in West that killed almost 400 men. A push for day to remember the men killed, who were husbands and fathers was the start of a for a national holiday. This was in 1908. wasn't until 1972, however, that Father's Day was by law as a national holiday. This is in part to the fact that people were to what they saw as another overly invented meant to just make people spend money. It 't seen as a way to remember the dead to honor living fathers and father figures. People 't entirely wrong. Organizations representing men's clothing manufacturers put a lot of money for the holiday to popular.

Like Mother's Day, it indeed is a that has become highly commercialized. There are greeting to mark the day and stores advertise gifts Dad. These gifts traditionally include electronics, ties, and . In schools, children often make cards and other . Father's Day is not a federal holiday even it is widely celebrated. Some of the ways 's Day is celebrated is with meals, especially barbecues the holiday falls at the beginning of the .