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Disney - Notable Historical Events

Walt DisneyJan 29, 1920

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Disney - Historical Events
Date Event
1917-06-08

Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School

1920-01-29

Walt Disney starts work as an artist with KC Slide Co for $40 a week

1922-05-23

Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films

1923-10-16

Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio founded

1926-02-08

Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio becomes Walt Disney Studios

1928-07-29

Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released

1928-11-18

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in NY in "Steamboat Willie"

1932-05-25

Goofy, aka Dippy Dawg, 1st appears in 'Mickey's Revue' by Walt Disney

1932-11-15

Walt Disney Art School created

1933-05-27

Walt Disney's "3 Little Pigs" released

1937-12-21

The first full-length cel animated feature film and the earliest in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", premieres at the Carthay Circle Theatre

1938-02-04

Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is officially released

1940-02-07

Walt Disney's 2nd feature-length movie, "Pinocchio," premieres (NYC)

1940-02-23

Walt Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio," released

1940-11-10

Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.

1940-11-13

Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released

1941-10-23

Walt Disney's animation "Dumbo" released

1942-06-14

Walt Disney's "Bambi" animated movie is released Thumper's 1st job

1945-02-03

Walt Disney's "3 Caballeros" released

1946-11-12

Walt Disney's "Song Of South" released

1950-02-15

Walt Disney's "Cinderella" released

1951-07-28

Walt Disney's "Alice In Wonderland" released

1953-02-05

"Peter Pan" by Walt Disney opens at Roxy Theater, NYC

1954-10-26

Walt Disney's 1st television program, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC

1954-10-27

Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC

1955-06-23

Walt Disney's "Lady & the Tramp" released

1959-01-29

Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released

1961-01-25

Walt Disney's "101 Dalmations" released

1961-07-04

Walt Disney is one of the two main speakers on the Independence Day in The Rebuild Hills at Skørping in Denmark

1961-09-28

Walt Disney's movie "Grey Friars Bobby" premieres

1963-12-25

Walt Disney's "The Sword in the Stone" is released

1964-08-29

Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released

1964-09-14

Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House

1965-11-16

Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

1967-10-18

Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" is released

1969-05-27

Walt Disney World construction begins

1970-12-24

Walt Disney's "Aristocats" is released

1971-10-01

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens

1971-10-04

Borden's opens a turn-of-century ice cream parlor at Disney World

1971-10-07

Disney World opens in Orlando, Florida

1971-10-25

Roy Disney dedicates Walt Disney World

1971-11-19

Disney's Fort Wilderness opens

1971-11-29

1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World

1971-12-18

1st Candlelight Processional at the EPCOT Center, Disney World

1973-04-15

Walt Disney Story opens

1973-12-15

Golf Resort (Disney Inn) opens

1975-03-22

Walt Disney World Shopping Village opens

1976-03-02

Walt Disney World logged its 50 millionth guest

1976-05-01

Empress Lilly, replica of a paddle steamer, dedicated at Disney World Florida

1977-06-11

Main Street Electrical Parade premieres in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

1977-06-22

Walt Disney's "Rescuers" released

1979-10-22

Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest

1980-07-09

Walt Disney's "Fox & The Hound" released

1980-12-30

"Wonderful World of Disney," last performance on NBC-TV

1983-12-25

1st live telecast of Christmas Parade at the EPCOT Centre, Disney World Florida

1985-09-20

Walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest

1986-03-27

Disney-MGM Studio Tour ground breaking

1989-05-01

135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to public

1991-03-20

Court awards Peggy Lee $3 million in suit against Disney

1992-04-11

Euro-Disney opens near Paris

1992-04-12

Euro Disney opens in Marne-la-Vallee France

1993-03-01

New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks

1993-03-12

Cleveland radio station WMMS-FM/101.7 is bought by Disney

1993-08-02

Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420

1994-06-15

Disney's "Lion King" opens in theaters with $42 million

1997-10-19

David Duval wins Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Golf Classic

1997-11-14

Disney's "Lion King" sets Broadway record of $2,700,000 daily sale

1998-01-18

ABL All-Star Game at Disney complex in Orlando

1998-04-22

Disney's Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.

2010-11-10

Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

2012-03-20

Disney movie John Carter records one of the largest losses in cinema history with a $200 million dollar write down

2012-10-30

Walt Disney purchases Lucasfilm Ltd and its rights for Star Wars and Indiana Jones for $4.05 billion

2017-03-02

'Beauty and the Beast' will introduce world to first gay Disney character

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Disney - Notable Birthdays

disneyDec 5, 1901

Alan MenkenJul 22, 1949

Payne StewartJan 30, 1957

Disney - Birthdays
Date Event
1859-02-06

Elias Disney,

1861-08-07

Robert Disney,

1868-04-22

Flora Disney,

1888-12-08

Herbert Disney,

1890-01-16

Edna Disney, Plane Crazy

1893-06-24

Roy O. Disney, a founder of the Walt Disney Company (d. 1971)

1893-06-24

Roy O. Disney, Alice's Spooky Adventure

1899-02-15

Lillian Disney, Mrs Walt Disney

1901-12-05

Walter Elias disney, Chicago, animator (Mickey Mouse), (d. 1966)

1907-12-22

Doris Miles Disney, Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate

1913-10-06

Will Disney, The Crazies

1925-10-17

Jack Wagner, Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration

1927-01-27

Billy Barnes, The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World

1930-01-10

Roy Edward Disney, American film executive and CEO of Disney

1930-01-10

Roy Edward Disney, Most Unlikely Heroes

1933-12-18

Diane Disney, The Pixar Story

1934-02-20

Bobby Unser, The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World

1936-12-21

Sharon Disney, One Hour in Wonderland

1937-03-18

Mark Donahue, The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World

1938-05-19

John Klawitter, An All New Adventure of Disney's Sport Goofy

1941-9-24

Guy Hovis, Tribute to Walt Disney

1942-03-07

Michael Eisner, Mt Kisko NY, CEO (Walt Disney)

1946-01-03

Cissy King, Tribute to Walt Disney

1946-12-14

Michael Ovitz, president (Walt Disney Co)

1949-07-22

Alan Menken, New York, Disney composer (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast - 8 Oscars)

1950-02-01

David L. Simon, The Grand Opening of Euro Disney

1952-9-13

Peter Klimes, Mickey's Fun Songs: Campout at Walt Disney World

1953-01-27

Vincenzo Mollica, Walt Disney e l'Italia - Una storia d'amore

1954-12-10

Christopher Disney Miller, The Black Hole

1954-12-11

Bradley Dub Bryant, Amarillo TX, PGA golfer (1995 Walt Disney)

1956-04-18

David Wayne Edwards, Neosho MO, PGA golfer (1980 Walt Disney)

1956-05-28

Chuck Disney, Portal

1957-01-30

William Payne Stewart, Springfield Missouri, PGA golfer (1983 Walt Disney)

1958-04-28

Hal Evan Sutton, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1982 Walt Disney)

1960-11-02

Robert Harold Lohr, Cincinnati OH, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney)

1961-11-14

Walter Elias Disney Miller, Walt: The Man Behind the Myth

1963-08-13

Angel Florez, The Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World

1964-02-09

Scott Craig, The Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World

1964-02-20

Jeffrey Allan Maggert, Columbia MO, PGA golfer (1993 Walt Disney)

1964-04-04

Gregory Thomas Kraft, Detroit MI, PGA golfer (1993 Walt Disney-2nd)

1964-06-06

Allison Fonte, The Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World

1965-02-03

Dave Benson Phillips, Playhouse Disney

1968-07-06

Robert Wright, Disney Infinity

1968-11-29

Jonathan Knight, New Kids on the Block at Disney-MGM Studios: Wildest Dreams

1970-12-06

Jimmy Miller, The Disney Channel Games

1971-06-09

Tiffany Marshall, The Disney Channel Games

1971-07-26

Juan Morgade, Disney

1972-06-02

Wayne Brady, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

1972-10-02

Tracy Lauricella, Kinect Fun Labs: Kinect Rush - A Disney Pixar Adventures: Snapshot

1973-05-05

Marc Buhaj, Saturday Disney

1973-11-15

Erin O'Halloran, The Disney Channel Games

1974-05-03

Kelly Tinsley, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

1975-03-12

Séverine Clair, Disney parade

1975-04-04

Kouki Okada, The Disney Channel Games

1975-04-17

Trifun Zivanovic, Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan'

1975-06-16

Willemijn Verkaik, The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic

1976-12-14

Elena Grinenko, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

1977-10-22

Lamarr Wilson, Awkward Questions with Jake Short [Disney's Mighty Med]

1978-06-01

Karen Kwan, Michelle Kwan Skates to Disney's Greatest Hits

1978-06-05

Toby Santos, Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade

1978-09-19

Nigel Mitchell, Quizmania and Capital Disney presenter

1979-04-10

Caroline Burt, Disney Friends for Change Games

1980-10-05

Kia Misowitz, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

1981-02-14

Erin Torpey, Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams

1982-9-10

Bret Iwan, Disney Infinity

1982-9-12

Brian Fortuna, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

1983-06-13

John Baker, The Town That Disney Built

1983-11-01

Mitchell Maggin, The Disney Channel Games

1984-02-17

Marcin Gortat, Disney Aim High, Marcin Gortat

1985-12-31

Larrin Baker, VIP Access: Disney's California Adventure

1986-01-14

Chris Fedun, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

1986-07-24

Alexandria Iona, The Disney Channel Games

1987-01-22

Evan Self, The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic

1988-07-24

Alexis Kalehoff, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

1989-06-27

Brittany Jane Arroyo, The Disney Channel Games

1989-9-02

Bradley Bjornstad, From Hans to Frozen: A Disney Documentary

1990-10-16

Shae Padilla, Radio Disney Jams 11: Bonus DVD

1992-02-27

Mikel Steven Beaukel, Day at Disney

Disney - Notable Weddings

Walt DisneyJul 13, 1925

Disney - Weddings
Date Event
1925-07-13

Film producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Productions Walt Disney (23) weds Lillian Bounds (26) at Lewiston's Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Lewiston, Idaho

2006-07-23

"The Young and The Restless" actor John Enos (44) weds Disney executive Jennie Lee on the patio of Hollywood hotspot The Cabana Club

2012-07-26

NBA guard Rafer Alston (36) weds "Basketball Wives" star Ashley Walker at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida

Disney - Notable Deaths

Walt DisneyDec 15, 1966

Disney - Deaths
Date Event
1938-11-26

Flora Disney,

1941-09-13

Elias Disney,

1953-07-28

Robert Disney,

1966-12-15

Walt Disney, animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation

1971-12-20

Roy O Disney, Brother of Walt, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 78

1975-08-19

Mark Donahue, The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World

1984-12-18

Edna Disney, Plane Crazy

1993-02-16

Sharon Disney, One Hour in Wonderland

1994-04-03

Frank G Wells, US director (Walt Disney), dies at 62

1994-04-08

Frank Wells, president (Disney), dies in helicopter crash

1994-08-05

Amy Sacks, producer (ABC sports, Disney), dies of Lupus at 39

1995-04-07

Ruth Disney,

1995-06-16

Jack Wagner, actor/voice (Disneyland, Walt Disney World), dies

1995-06-16

Jack Wagner, Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration

1995-08-25

Angel Florez, The Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World

1997-12-15

Lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, dies at 98

1997-12-16

Lillian Disney, Episode #5.36

2000-02-05

Will Disney, The Crazies

2003-12-30

Scott Craig, The Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World

2008-04-14

Ollie Johnston, the last living member of Disney's Nine Old Men. (b. 1912)

2009-12-16

Roy E. Disney, American businessman (b. 1930)

2009-12-16

Roy Edward Disney, Most Unlikely Heroes

2012-09-25

Billy Barnes, The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World

2012-11-06

Peter Klimes, Mickey's Fun Songs: Campout at Walt Disney World

2013-11-19

Diane Disney, The Pixar Story

2016-05-24

Disney star Alan Young dies aged 96

2017-01-01

Disney Legend Tyrus Wong, the artist who inspired Bambi, dies aged 106

2017-04-28

Former Disney star Michael Mantenuto has died aged 35 in suicide

2017-04-29

Michael Mantenuto Dead: Former Disney Star Dies, Aged 35

2017-07-28

Pioneer Disney imagineer Marty Sklar dies, aged 83


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