This Day in History

New Years Day in Disney History

1904-Disney Legend Grace Baily is born.

1925-Alice Comedy Alice Cans the Cannibals is released.

1926-Alice comedy Alice on the Farm is released.

1943-Donald Duck cartoon Der Fuehrer’s Face is released.

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1958-Television show Faraway Places–High, Hot and Wet airs.

1959-Fantasyland attraction Fantasyland Autopia opens in Disneyland, it is a remodel and replacement of Junior Autopia.

1960-Television show The Swamp Fox: Tory Vengeance airs.

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1961-Television show Zorro: The Postponed Wedding airs.

1966-Walt Disney serves at Grand Marshall for the Tournament of the Roses Parade.

1972-Disney Legend Maurice Chevalier dies.

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1973-Main Street USA attraction Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln closes at Disneyland.

1975-Marvel Comic Giant Size X-Men #1 is published it debuts Colossus and Storm.

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It also features the battle with Krakoa a living island.

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1983-The shorter Television special Walt Disney’s Mickey and Donald airs.

1990-Hollywood Records begins its operation.

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1995-Future World attraction Symbiosis closes at Epcot’s The Land.

1996-Tomorrowland attraction Delta Dreamflight changes names to Take Flight at Magic Kingdom.

2000-Roy E Disney serves as Grand Marshall for the Tournament of the Roses Parade.

Film Fantasia 2000 is released.  It is the first motion picture to be released on IMAX.

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2005-Mickey Mouse serves as Grand Marshall for the Tournament of the Roses Parade.

Television series Supernanny premieres on ABC.

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2006-Television series In Justice premieres.

2007-Wonders of Life pavilion attraction Body Wars closes in Epcot’s Future World.

Wonders of Life pavilion attraction Cranium Command closes in Epcot’s Future World.

Wonders of Life pavilion attraction Cranium Command closes in Epcot’s Future World.

2011-Block Party Bash ends its run at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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