Father's Day Fanfare

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Father's Day - Father and Sons in a parkHistories, stories, and fun facts to share with Dad

Father's Day Timeline
A century of celebrating dads

2,000 Years of the Necktie
The history of America's favorite Father's Day gift

Fathers by the Numbers
Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau

Paternal Instinct

Father-Son and Father-Daughter Athletes
Athletes following in their fathers' footsteps

And Baby Makes 300?
Prolific fathers provide new twist to "all in the family"

Father Grows Up
The ever-changing father figure in sitcoms

Animal Dads
Fathers from all walks of life care for their children in different ways

Father's Day Fun

"Fathers" Around the World
A Father's Day Word Search

Father's Day Quotes
Memorable quotes from Homer to Frost

Famous Fathers Quiz
John Voigt is the father of which Oscar-winning actress?

Fathers Day Quiz
Who were the "Founding Fathers"?

Necktie Quiz
How did the tuxedo get its name?


Celebrating Dads!
Family activities from