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Runneth over: Peter McDonald Fletcher; a few days from his 17th birthday; pours champagne into a mug given him by the defunct Toronto World newspaper when he was born Feb. 29; 1916. Although he's only had 16 official birthdays; Fletcher says his mother would help him celebrate non-Leap Year birthdays on Feb. 28 and March 1. Open in full size

Runneth over: Peter McDonald Fletcher; a few days from his 17th birthday; pours champagne into a mug given him by the defunct Toronto World newspaper when he was born Feb. 29; 1916. Although he's only had 16 official birthdays; Fletcher says his mother would help him celebrate non-Leap Year birthdays on Feb. 28 and March 1.

Picture, 1984, English

Runneth over: Peter McDonald Fletcher; a few days from his 17th birthday; pours champagne into a mug given him by the defunct Toronto World newspaper when he was born Feb. 29; 1916. Although he's only had 16 official birthdays; Fletcher says his mother would help him celebrate non-Leap Year birthdays on Feb. 28 and March 1.

Picture, 1984, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Anniversaries - Leap Year

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0001856f