Father’s Day (Father’s Day), as the name suggests is Thanksgiving father ‘s holiday. About it began in the twentieth century beginning, originated in the United States , is now widely spread in the world , and festival dates due to geographical differences. The most extensive date on the third Sunday of June each year, there are 52 countries and regions in the world that are on Father’s Day on this day. There are a variety of celebrations in the festival , most of which are related to gifts , family dinners or activities .
Officials in mainland China did not set up official Father’s Day. But the mainland people used to use the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day; China Taiwan Father’s Day is August 8. China’s father’s section in Taiwan is scheduled for August 8 of each year, also known as “eight eight”. This is because the “eighty-eight” and his father close, and “eight eight” word together, and like a “father”, so Father’s Day is particularly scheduled for August 8.
American holiday origins
Father of the Father’s Day, Mrs. Bruce Dodd
The first Father’s Day in the world, was born in 1910 in the United States, by living in the US state of Washington Spokane (Spokane)布鲁斯多德wife (Mrs. Dodd, Sonora Louise Smart Dodd ) advocated by Dodd’s mother In the birth of the sixth child, died due to dystocia, Dodd’s father, Mr. William Smart (Mr. William Smart) has participated in the Civil War , he died after his wife, alone in the eastern part of Washington, a country Farm, bear the burden of raising, educating the children of six children, Dodd’s wife ranked second in the home, is also the only girl at home, women’s meticulous qualities, so that she can better understand his father’s hard work, Mr. Matt Work, go home at night to take care of housework and every child’s life, after decades of hard work, the children finally grown up, when the children are looking forward to let Mr. Matte good to enjoy the occasion of old age, Mr. Matt But because of years of overwork in 1909 died.
In 1909, when Mr. Max ‘s death, when Madame Dodd attended the Mother’ s Day of the Church, she especially missed her father, and Dodd was aware that her father ‘s love and hardship in the process of raising children, And no more than any mother, Madame Dodd told her feelings to the church’s Rev. Rasmus (Rev. Rasmus), hoping to have a special day to commemorate the great father of the whole world, her idea to get The priest’s approval and the support of the church organizations, Madame Dodd immediately wrote to the mayor and the state government to express their own ideas and suggested to her father’s birthday – every year on June 5 as Father’s Day The mayor of Spokane and the governor of Washington publicly agreed that the state government adopted the proposal at the same time, the festival changed to the third Sunday in June, June 19, 1910 Madame Dodd’s Washington State Cannes, held the world’s first Father’s Day celebration, in almost the same time, people in other cities around the United States began to celebrate “Father’s Day.”
On the day of Father’s Day, people choose specific flowers to express their respect and thoughts to their fathers. People adopt the advice of Madame Dodd, who wears red roses and loves the healthy father, and wears white roses to express his mourning to the dead father. The custom has been circulating so far, at the beginning of the date of Father’s Day is different, and some places with dandelion as a symbol of Father’s Day, and some places are lined with a green leaf clove to pay tribute to his father.
In 1924 the United States President Coolidge expressed support for the establishment of the National Father’s Day proposal, in 1966 President Johnson signed the presidential announcement, announced that the third Sunday of June that year for the United States Father’s Day, 1972 US President Nixon signed an official document will be 6 The third Sunday of the month is the Father’s Day in the United States and becomes a permanent anniversary of the United States.
The origin of Chinese festivals
Father’s Day is not a “park” festival, China also has its own Father’s Day, China’s Father’s Day origin, to be traced back to the Republic of China, August 8, 1945, Shanghai launched a celebration of Father’s Day activities, the public immediately respond, After the victory of the war, Shanghai celebrities from all walks of life, please call the Shanghai municipal government to the central government, set the “father” homophonic August 8 for the national Father’s Day, Father Day, people wear flowers, express the father’s Respect and miss. 
When August 6, 1945, Shanghai “declaration” published “eighty-eight father’s birthday”. The article said: the United States to commemorate the war in the war in the war father and mother, had initiated the creation of Mother’s Day. Now, China should also initiate the creation of its own Father’s Day. Because of the “father” in the form of “eight eight”, and “eight eight” pronunciation and “father” the same, so called on the people of Shanghai, together to “eight eight Father’s Day.” At that time, the Japanese army has been defeated, but not surrendered, Shanghai is still under its control, the initiative “secretly expressed the memory of the meaning of the motherland,” there is a risk. At the end of the article, the total number of public initiators was 10 people, namely, Yan Huiqing, Yuan Xilian, Chen Qingshi, Mei Lanfang, Shi Zhifu, Yan Zuhe, Fei Mu, Lu Qianchen, Fu Wenshou and Zhang Yiqu.
The above-mentioned Morohito, are celebrities, although for a long time in the occupied areas, but the patriotic still remains. In 1941, Hong Kong was occupied by the Japanese army, the following year was forced to return to Shanghai, insisted not as any official office of Wang pseudo-government.
In 1945 the civil launch of the “Father’s Day” activities, limited scope of influence. To May 1946, there are Shanghai celebrities Pan Gongzhan, Li Shizeng, Song Hanzhang, Wang Xiaolai, Du Yuesheng, Wu Zhihui, Lee Teng-hui (former Fudan University President), Qian Yongming dozens of people, jointly asked the National Government on August 8 For “Father’s Day”. The reason is
“China’s eight years of war, after all, won the final victory, the eight years in the death of the soldiers can not be counted, and this generation of soldiers, to follow suit, killing the enemy’s fruitful loyalty, real father’s education and the results of the incentive at any time, so the father for After the first World War, the United States, Ms. Gabriel, launched Mother’s Day, to commemorate the war in the war in the war of the soldiers and mother, because they have a great contribution to the country; we should follow the example of the World War II, Precedent, prescribe Father’s Day, and at the same time to commemorate the father and brother of the soldiers who died in the war because they had a great influence on the state, so that the father and mother were stained with light. “
The request was approved by the National Government. August 8 each year, then became the national nature of the statutory “Father’s Day.” Is the day, the children wear flowers to commemorate – father who is healthy, wearing safflower; death, wear white flowers. ④ related to the promotion work also followed. For example, as one of the initiators of Father’s Day, On August 7, 1946, Yan Huiqing was invited to “YMCA” to give a lecture on “Father’s Day”, “talking about the status and responsibility of fathers in different societies”. The next day, he wrote in his diary: “The newspaper is full of reports on ‘Father’s Day’
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