Father's Day in Poland and Nicaragua Date in the current year: June 23, 2016

Father's Day in Poland and Nicaragua Father's Day is a holiday that honors fathers and celebrates fatherhood. In most countries, it is celebrated on the third Sunday in June. However, in some states it is observed on other days. For example, Poland and Nicaragua celebrate Father's Day on June 23.

Father's Day was established in the United States in the early 1910s. Its creator was Sonora Smart Dodd, whose father raised six children by himself. She thought that there should be a holiday that honors fathers to complement Mother's Day. Father's Day in the United States became an official nationwide celebration in 1972.

Over the years, many countries have followed suit and established their own Father's Day. The officially recognized date of the holiday varies from country to country, in most countries it is not a public holiday.

It is unclear why June 23 was set aside for Father's Day celebration in Nicaragua and Poland. It is most likely a coincidence that these countries celebrate the holiday on the same day. Father's Day is a public holiday in neither of these states.

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