By the way, the Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens appeared "as if by magic" on this date in 1912.
You can read a little more about it in my post last year here.
[Just add a year... ;) ]
And to think... I'll be seeing it in person very soon!
I'm excited, despite my not actually liking it all that much.
But the prospect of being next to it is enticing...