This Day in History

This Day in Disney History February 26th

1958-Television show The Saga of Andy Burnett: The Land of Enemies airs.

1960-Television show Texas John Slaughter: Kentucky Gunslick airs.

1989-Television film The Absent Minded Professor: Trading Places airs.

1991-Frontierland store Prairie Outpost & Supply opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Bearly Country.

1993-Educational film Recycle Rex general edition is released.

1998-Disney Legend James Algar dies.

Wide World of Sports Restaurant All Star Cafe opens.

1999-Touchstone film The Other Sister is released.

2000-Animated series The Weekenders premieres on One Saturday Morning.

2002-Direct to video movie Cinderella II: Dreams Come True is released.

2014-ABC sitcom Mixology premieres.

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This Day in Disney History February 5th

1950-Actor Jonathon Freeman is born.

1953-True Life Adventure Bear Country airs.

Animated film  Peter Pan is released.


1960-Television show Two Happy Amigos airs.

1961-Television show Texas John Slaughter: A Holster Full of Law airs.

1967-Part 4 of Television show Gallagher Goes West: Trial by Terror airs.

1978-Television movie The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance airs.

1982-Film Night Crossing is released.

1987-Disney Legend Cyril Edgar dies.

1993-Educational film Recycle Rex releases the California version.

1996-Disney channel series Spellbinder premieres.

Television series Second Noah premieres on ABC.

1999-Touchstone film Rushmore is officially released.

2000-Disney Channel movie The Color of Friendship airs.

2004-Disney Legend and Imagineer John Hench dies.

2009-Fantasyland attraction It’s a Small World reopens in Disneyland with a deeper trench to accomadate the large growing number of Disney guests and a few Disney characters were tastefully placed into the ride.


2017-Restaurant Starring Rolls Cafe closes in Sunset Boulevard of Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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This Day in Disney History November 27th

1957-Television show How to Relax airs.

1959-Television show A Storm Called Maria airs.

1960-Part 2 of Television show Moochie of Pop Warner Football airs.

1983-Television special Krag, the Kootenay Ram airs.

1986-Television special Disney’s Fluppy Dogs airs.

1987-Television special Disney’s DTV Monster Hits airs.

Television special Walt Disney World Celebrity Circus airs.

1988-Television film The Absent-Minded Professor airs.

1996-Live Action movie 101 Dalmatians starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Hugh Laurie, Mark Williams and Joan Plowright is released.

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2002-Animated film Treasure Planet featuring the voice talents of Martin Short, David Hyde Pierce, Emma Thompson, Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Brian Murray, Michael McShane, Corey Burton, Tony Jay and Patrick McGoohan is released.

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2013-Animated short Get a Horse! is released.


Computer animated film Frozen is released.


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This Day in Disney History November 21st

1952-Mickey Mouse cartoon Pluto’s Christmas Tree is released.


1956-Television special At Home with Donald Duck airs.

1975-Film Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow is released.

1981-Part 2 of Television Special A Disney Storybook airs.

1986-Tomorrowland store Star Traders opens in Disneyland replacing Character Shop.

1990-Film Three Men and a Little Lady starring Tom Sellick, Steve Gutenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis and Fiona Shaw is released.


Television show The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson airs.


1993-Television special Disney’s Countdown to Kids Day airs.

1994-Tomorrowland attraction The Timekeeper opens in Magic Kingdom.


Imagination pavilion 3D attraction Honey, I Shrunk the Audience opens at Epcot’s Future World.


1997-Film promo for Flubber entitled “Absent-Minded Inventors and the Search for Flubber” plays on Television and is hosted by Bill Nye.

2001-Touchstone film Out Cold is released.

2003-Disney Channel original film Full Court Miracle airs.

2007-Film Enchanted starring Amy Adams, Susan Surandon, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idana Menzel and Julie Andrews is released.


2008-Computer animated film Bolt is released.


2011-Television series Live with Kelly premieres.

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This Day in Disney History November 4th

1985-Disney Legend Ben Sharpsteen is born.

1938-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Golf Game is released.


1949-Pluto cartoon Sheep Dog is released.


1957-Disney Legend Norm Ferguson dies.

1962-Part 2 of Television Show Sammy, the Way Out Seal airs.

1974-Television film Adventure in Satan’s Canyon airs.

1981-Television series The Fall Guy premieres on ABC.

1983-Television series Five Mile Creek premieres.

1988-Touchstone film The Good Mother directed by Leonard Nimoy and starring Diane Keaton and Niam Neeson is released.

1990-First American Teacher Award is held.

1991-Disney Legend Roger Broggie dies.

1994-Store The Walt Disney Gallery opens in connection with Disney Store.


2002-ABC Soap Opera Bistro closes.

2005-Computer animated film Chicken Little is released.


2013-Fantasyland Meet n Greet for Frozen characters Elsa and Anna opens in Disneyland replacing the Tangled Meet and Greet.


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This Day in Disney History October 24th

1910-Disney Legend Poul Brahe Pederson is born.

1929-Silly Symphony cartoon Springtime is released.

1941-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Camera airs.


1956-Television special Behind the Cameras in Lapland/Alaskan Eskimo airs.

1958-Television show Rusty and the Falcon airs.

1984-Television special A Disney Halloween airs.

1994-Animated series Gargoyles premieres.


2001-ABC Family premieres after Disney acquires it from Fox.  Originally it was Fox Family. It is now known as Freeform.

2002-Final episode of Push, Nevada airs.

2003-Animated series House of Mouse airs final episode.

2008-Movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year is released.


2012-Disney Legend Lucille Martin dies.


2014-Magic Kingdom Parade Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! premieres at Walt Disney World.


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This Day in Disney History September 14th

1955-True-Life Adventure The African Lion is released.

Animated short Peter and the Wolf is released.


1964-President Lyndon B. Johnson presents Walt Disney with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


Television series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea premieres on ABC.

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1969-Television show Wild Geese Calling airs.

Television series Wonderful World of Disney premieres on NBC.

1975-Part 1 of Television special The Boy Who Talked with Badgers airs.

1980-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Revue closes at Magic Kingdom.

1985-Television series Disney’s Adventures of the Gummi Bears airs on NBC.


Animated series Disney’s Wuzzels airs on CBS.

Live Action series The Golden Girls premieres.


1991-Television special Disney Afternoon Live! at Disneyland airs.

Television series Nurses premieres.

Nighttime spectacular Main Street Electrical Parade ends its first run at Magic Kingdom.


1994-Television series All American Girl airs.

1995-Television series Charlie Grace premieres on ABC.

2001-Disney Channel original movie The Poof Point airs.

Hollywood Backlot attraction Who Wants To Be a Millionaire-Play It opens at California Adventure.

2002-Animated series Disney’s Fillmore premieres.

ABC Saturday morning block of Kids programs entitled ABC Kids premieres.

2007-Liberty Square attraction The Haunted Mansion reopens with updated effects.

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2009-Pacific Wharf restaurant Cocina Cucamonga Mexicana Grill opens in California Adventure having moved and replaced Lucky Fortune Cookery.