Making Father’s Day an official holiday

Attempts were made to make Father’s Day an official holiday by introducing a bill to Congress in 1913. It was approved by US President Woodrow Wilson, however, Congress worried that the new holiday would be too commercialized and so defeated two attempts to formally recognize the holiday. Stopping just short of issuing a national proclamation, … More Making Father’s Day an official holiday

Happy Father’s Day

Michelle Obama once told her husband that Mother’s Day should be a bigger celebration than Father’s day because “every day is Father’s Day” adding he is “always getting a treat.”   President Barack Obama walks down the Colonnade with his arms around daughters Malia and Sasha, right 3/5/09. In the 103 years since Father’s Day began being celebrated … More Happy Father’s Day