17 6 / 2012
Dad-Related Facts for Your Father’s Day Picnic
Happy Father’s Day! Here are some conversation starters you can use around the grill today.
1. Halsey Taylor invented the drinking fountain as a tribute to his father, who succumbed to typhoid fever after drinking from a contaminated public water supply in 1896.
2. George Washington, the celebrated Father of Our Country, had no children of his own. Researchers believe that childhood illnesses may have rendered him sterile. He did adopt the two children from Martha Custis’ first marriage.
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