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More Interesting Facts about Father’s Day Celebration


Back in June of 1910, Spokane, WA was the site of the very first Father’s Day in the US. Then, in 1972, President Richard Nixon’s signature made the day a lasting national holiday. The official holiday is upheld every third Sunday in June, when barbecues, boating excursions and other revelry commemorate the importance of fathers in the family unit. But Father’s Day is not exclusively an American holiday; many parts of the world hold similar observances.

Did You Know?

  • Custom has it in Germany that fathers get together for beer garden parties. Father’s Day in Germany is thus more prone to auto accidents that occur as a result of driving under alcohol's influence.

  • As per a recent study, approximately 2 million single fathers reside in the United States.

  • From all men’s apparel, ties remain the most common gift given on Father’s Day.




  • Sadly, about half of all children grow up without a father presence.

  • On December 28, 2010, 94-year-old Ramjit Raghav of Hayana, India became the oldest modern-day dad the world over!

  • The flower attributed to the holiday is the rose: a red one is officially worn for a living dad and a white one to remember a father that has passed away.

PRIME Insurance extends wishes of Happy Father’s Day to all the dads that make such a difference in the lives of their children!

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Summary: PRIME Insurance wishes all dads a Happy Father’s Day!


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