In honor of Father’s Day, check out these fun facts about fathers.
- Halsey Taylor invented the drinking fountain as a tribute to his father, who died from typhoid fever after drinking from a contaminated public water supply in 1896.
- George Washington, the celebrated Father of Our Country, had no children of his own.
- A.A. Milne created Winnie the Pooh for his son, Christopher Robin. Pooh was based on Robin’s teddy bear, a gift Christopher had received for his first birthday.
- In the underwater world of the seahorse, the male carries the eggs and births the babies
Father’s Day Facts