This Day in History

This Day in Disney History September 30th

1913-Disney Legend Bill Walsh is born.

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Steeplechase is released.

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1938-Walt Disney Enterprises is consolidated into Walt Disney Productions.

1946-Educational film Treasure from the Sea is delivered to the Dow Chemical Co.

1960-Television series The Flintstone premieres on ABC.

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1962-Part 1 of Television show Escapade in Florence starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello airs.

1970-Animated short Dad, Can I Borrow the Car is released.

1971-The Preview center closes in Orlando, Florida.  This center for previewing Walt Disney World ironically became one of the most visited locations in the state during its run.

1973-Television show Fire on Kelly Mountain airs.

1982-Tencennial Parade ends its run at Magic Kingdom.

1983-Main Street USA restaurant American Egg House in Disneyland closes.

1988-Touchstone film Heartbreak Hotel is released.

1989-Italy pavilion store  Arcata d’Antigiani closes in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

1992-Television series Laurie Hill premieres.

1993-Contemporary resort restaurant Top of the World closes, it will become California Grill.

1995-Marketplace restaurant Chef Mickey’s closes at Disney Village Marketplace, it will be replaced by Rainforest Cafe.

1996-Television series Dangerous Minds airs.

1997-Final episode of the animated series X-Men airs.

2001-Television series Alias premieres.

Paradise Pier restaurant Avalon Cove closes in California Adventure.

Magical Moments Parade closes in Magic Kingdom.

2003-Animation Courtyard attraction Back to Neverland closes at Disney-MGM Studios.

2005-Film The Greatest Game Ever Played starring Shia LeBeouf is released.

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Final episode of Inconceivable airs.

2009-ABC Series The Middle airs.

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ABC Series Hank starring Kelsey Grammar airs.

2010-Final episode of My Generation

2011-Disney Channel series Jessie airs.

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2012-Television series 666 Park Avenue premieres on ABC.

Storybook Circus store Big Top Souvenirs opens in Magic Kingdom.

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2014-Sitcom Selfie premieres on ABC.

Sitcom Manhattan Love Story premieres on ABC.

2015-Restaurant Morimoto Asia opens at Disney Springs.

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