1901-Walter Elias Disney is born to Elias and Flora Disney in Chicago, Illinois.
1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon Pioneer Days is released.
1941-Donald Duck cartoon Chef Donald is released.
1981-Television show A Magical Disney Christmas airs.
1985-City of Anaheim celebrates Disneyland on Walt’s Birthday with the event Skyfest. Record One Million balloons were released.
1987-Television special The Christmas Visitor airs.
1988-Disney Legend Joe Potter dies.
1990-Preview center for Disneyland Paris called Espace Euro Disney opens.
Film for the Preview center entitled Euro Disney: Quand L’imaginaire devient realite or Euro Disney: When Dreams Become Reality premieres.
2001-Hollywood Backlot attraction One Man”s Dream: 100 Years of Magic opens in California Adventure replacing Magic of Disney Animation.
2002-Disney Legend Roone Alredge dies.
2008-Phineas and Ferb episode Out to Launch airs.
2011-Christmas special Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice airs.