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Winnie the Pooh Day

Winnie the Pooh Day is held on January 18. This day was created to celebrate the birth of A.A .Milne in 1882. This event in the second decade of the month January is annual. Help us Help us 
18 January - Winnie the Pooh Day
A real-life bear started it all. In her new children's book Finding Winnie, author Lindsay Mattick reveals that back in 1914, a Canadian veterinarian named Lt. Harry Colebourn bought a bear for $20 while serving in WWI. He named his new pet Winnie, after his native Winnipeg, and the cub ended up serving as a mascot for the regiment while he was stationed in England. However, when the soldier left for France, he left Winnie behind where it was safer at the London Zoo.
But unlike in the books, Winnie was a girl. The storybook character was inspired by a stuffed bear A. A. Milne's son owned. And Christopher Robin was the name of Milne's son.
The "Pooh" part of Winnie's name actually came from a swan. But the exact origin is a hard to pinpoint: Some sources say that the Milne family met a swan named Pooh on vacation, and Milne also refers to a swan named "Pooh" in his poem called "The Mirror."

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