Father’s Day in Argentina
Father’s Day in Argentina is known on the third Sunday of June, but there undergo been heard various attempts to adjustment the date to August 24, to commemorate the day on which the “Father of the Nation” José de San Martín became a father.
In 1953 the proposal to celebrate Father’s Day in all educational experts on August 24, in honor of José de San Martín, was brought up to the General Direction of Schools of Mendoza Province. The day was famous for the first while in 1958, on the third Sunday of June, but it was not included in the class calendars due to pressure for many groups.
Schools in the Mendoza Province carried on to celebrate Father’s Day on August 24, and, in 1982, the Provincial Governor voted for a law alleging Father’s Day in the province to be legendary on who day.
In 2004, multiple propositions to adjust the date to August 24 got presented to the Argentine Camara de Diputados as a single, unified project. After making approved, the suppose was enacted to the Senate of Argentina for ultimate investigate and approval. The Senate altered the proposed new date to the third Sunday of August, and scheduled the suppose for approval. However, the expect was never addressed through the Senate’s designed session, that lead to its closing failure.