This Day in History

This Day in Disney History June 22nd

1935-Disney Legend Floyd Norman is born.

1955-Animted film Lady and the Tramp is released.


1970-The Walt Disney archives is founded by Dave Smith.


1971-Film Scandalous John starring Brian Keith, Harry Morgan and John Ritter is released.

1977-Animated featurette A Tale of Two Critters is released.

Animated filmThe Rescuers featuring the voice talents of Eva Gabor, Bob Newhart, Garaldine Page, George Lindsay, John Fiedler and Pat Buttram is released.


1979-Film The Muppet Movie is released.


1985-Fantasyland attraction Videopolis opens in Disneyland.

1990-Film Betsy’s Wedding is released.

2001-Final episode of The Famous Jett Jackson airs.

2005-Film Herbie: Fully Loaded starring Lindsay Lohan, Michael Keaton and Matt Dillon is released.


2006-Televisions series Master of Champions premieres on ABC.

2012-Pixar animation film Brave is released.


Storybook Circus attraction Casey Jr. Splash n Soak Station opens at Magic Kingdom.


2014-Fire breaks out in the backstage area of Disneyland.


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