The History Channel's A.A. Milne's birhtday

January 16, 2008
Pooh bear

A.A. Milne who created ‘Winnie the Pooh’ has his birthday on 18th January, 1882. A.A. Milne’s son Christopher Robin at the age of nearly 1 year old got a stuffed bear as present. A.A. Milne drew inspiration from that bear to start writing a series of children’s stories and poems.