The June edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Monthly Magazine is now available! This month, the Almanac enters the debate over barbecue sauces, shares the four fundamentals of successful fishing, offers the dirt on growing award-winning vegetables, and much more! To whet your appetite, here are just five of the fascinating facts you’ll find in this month’s edition:
Father’s Day has ties to U.S. presidents: President Woodrow Wilson first celebrated the day in 1916. In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed an executive order that Father’s Day be celebrated on the third Sunday in June. Under President Richard Nixon, in 1972, Congress passed an act officially making Father’s Day a national holiday.