Pa for the course
It was the year that George V took to the throne, that Mother Theresa came kicking and screaming into the world, that Paris was flooded by the Seine, and that Teddy Roosevelt became the first president to fly in an aeroplane. Yip, a lot happened in 1910 - but no event has become such a mainstay in our calendars as the one that first took place on 19 June 1910: Fathers' Day.
Inspired by a Mothers' Day sermon, the savvy Sonora Smart Dodd decided it was high time the paternal contingent of the population got some recognition (her own mother had died and her dad had raised six kids single-handedly). Despite presidential proclamations and support, it wasn't until 1974 that the third Sunday in June was designated an official annual date for praising our pops. So, if you're over 34, you probably need to make up for some lost time. Pa for the course