Happy Father’s day to all our dads!
Here’s some fun facts about Father’s Day:
- The idea of Father’s Day was concieved in Washington by Sonora Dodd in 1909.
- Sonora wanted a day to celebrate her father, William Smart, a windowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm.
- The first presidential proclamation honoring fathers was issued in 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson designated the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day.
- President Nixon signed the day into public law making it permenant in 1972.
Best Dad gifts (according to www.askmen.com):
- Landscaping services
- Sports Tickets
- Driving Gloves
- Leather Wallet
- Golf clubs
- Fishing gear
- Grilling Tools
Best Dad Cars. I asked our Auto Expert dads what they considered to be the best dad cars, here’s what they would want:
- 1976 Monte Carlo
- 1964 Chevy Impala convertible
- 1968 Shelby GT500KR