Winnie the Pooh Day

A portrait of A.A. Milne as a child with the real Winnie the Pooh.Origins
Winnie the Pooh Day was created to celebrate the birthday of Pooh Bear's creator, author Alan Alexander Milne.

Actual Date
January 18

Other Interesting Tid-Bits
  • A.A. Milne, as Alan chose to call himself on his stories, originally wrote the Winnie the Pooh stories based on childhood games he'd played with his nursery toys.
  • Alan was criticized for his very last Winnie the Pooh book, and he responded to this critic by sarcastically saying, "Don't bother about the children, hopefully Mrs. Parker will love it!"

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