This Day in History (May 9)

James Barrie was born on this day in 1860.
The play 'Peter Pan' first debuted on stage December 27, 1904. This makes 'Peter, the boy who wouldn't grow up... approximately 109 years old!'

J. M. Barrie ~ Author
Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland.
Born: May 9, 1860, Kirriemuir
Died: June 19, 1937, London
Spouse: Mary Ansell (m. 1894–1909)

Peter Pan by J.M Barrie ~ Anniversary ed.
Universal Pictures 2003
Walt Disney Studios 1953

Walt Disney 2002
Arabic Version
Chinese Version
Talking Book

Every time a child says
'I don't believe in fairies,' 
there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
~ James M. Barrie   
(as stated by Tinkerbell herself)