Jan. 18: A.A. Milne

A.A. Milne (1882-1956): author, potty-trained millions of children with his classic book “The Outhouse at Pooh Corner.”

Other Jan. 18 birthdays:

Kevin Costner, 60: actor-director, won Oscar for his epic Native American baseball film “Dances With Cleveland Indians.”

Other Jan. 18 milestones:

On this day in 1912, English explorer Robert F. Scott and his expedition reached the South Pole, only to discover that they had forgotten their mittens.

On this day in 1996, Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson filed for divorce from Michael Jackson on the grounds that she no longer wanted to sleep in the same bed with the Elephant Man’s bones.

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