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'Winnie-the-Pooh' is first published

Winnie-the-Pooh is the first volume of stories about Winnie-the-Pooh, by A. A. Milne. It is followed by The House at Pooh Corner. The book focuses on the adventures of a teddy bear called Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends Piglet, a small toy pig; Eeyore, a toy donkey; Owl, a live owl; and Rabbit, a live rabbit.

'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' is published

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. The individual stories had been serialised in The Strand Magazine. The stories are not in chronological order, and the only characters common to all twelve are Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1965

Steve Coogan

born 1927

Roger Moore

died 1977

Bing Crosby

born 1978