This Day in History

This Day in Disney History February 20th

1928-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon Africa Before Dark is released.

1937-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Moose Hunters is released.


1959-Part 6 of Television Show Elfego Baca: The Griswold Murder airs.

1966-Part 2 of Television Show The Legend of Young Dick Turpin airs.

1972-Television show The City Fox airs.

1977-Television show Go West, Young Dog airs.

1982-Television series Beyond Witch Mountain airs.

1985-Voice of Donald Duck and Disney Legend Clarence Nash dies.


1999-ABC Sound Studio closes in Backlot of Disney-MGM Studios.

2000-Marketplace restaurant Cap’n Jack’s Oyster Bar becomes Cap’n Jack’s Restaurant in Downtown Disney.

2004-Muppets officially join the family of Disney.

Film Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen starring Lindsay Lohan and Megan Fox is released.

2008-Final episode of Cashmere Mafia airs on ABC.

2015-Film MacFarland USA is released starring Kevin Costner.

This Day in History

This Day in Disney History February 13th

1952-Tru Life Adventure The Olympic Elk is released.

1954-Television special Duck Flies the Coop airs.

1957-Television show Tricks of our Trade airs.

1965-Goofy cartoon Freewayphopia No. 1 is released.


1966-Part 1 of Television show The Legend of Young Dick Turpin airs.

1972-Part 2 of Television show Justin Morgan Had a Horse airs.

1976-Disney Legend and one of the Nine Old Men John Lounsbery dies.

1978-Disney Legend Poul Brahe Pederson dies.

1982-Valentines special A Disney Valentine airs.

1983-Miniseries The Winds of War airs final episode on ABC.

1987-Valentines special Disney’s DTV Doggone Valentine airs.


1988-Communicore pavilion attraction Expo Robotics opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World opens.

1989-Television series B.L. Stryker premieres on ABC.

1993-Fantasyland restaurant Gurgi’s Munchies & Crunchies closes at Magic Kingdom.

Fantasyland restaurant Lumiere’s Kitchen opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Gurgi’s Munchies and Crunchies.


1999-Television special Winnie the Pooh, a Valentine for You airs.

2009-Touchstone film Confessions of a Shopaholic is released.

Television station Toon Disney ends its run.

Television station Disney XD premieres replacing Toon Disney.


Television series Aaron Stone premieres on Disney X D.

2015-Disney Channel original movie Bad Hair Day premieres.

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This Day in Disney History February 8th

1952-Animated short Lambert the Sheepish Lion is released.


1956-Television show Survival in Nature airs.

1968-Film Blackbeard’s Ghost starring Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones and Suzanne Plushette is released.


1970-Part 2 of Television show Smoke airs.

1980-Film Midnight Madness is released.

Final episode of B.A.D. Cats airs on ABC.

1983-Television show A Valentine from Disney airs.

1987-Television movie The Liberators airs.

1996-Last episode of Muppets Tonight airs.

2001-Disney’s California Adventure Opens, it is the second theme park of Disneyland, and the 8th theme park of Disney.  Despite the mixed reactions and becoming butt of many jokes it eventually evolves into a park that is loved by millions.


Sunshine Plaza store Engine Ear Toys opens in Disney’s California Adventure.

Sunshine Plaza store Greetings from California: Everything Under the Sun opens in California Adventure.


Sunshine Plaza restaurant Baker’s Field Bakery opens in Disney’s California Adventure.

Sunshine Plaza restaurant Burrrbank Ice Cream opens in Disney’s California Adventure.

Land Condor Flats opens in California Adventure.


Condor Flats attraction Soarin’ Over California opens in California Adventure.


Condor Flats store Fly ‘n’ Buy opens in California Adventure.

Condor Flats restaurant Taste Pilots Grill opens in California Adventure.

Grizzly Peak attraction Grizzly River Run opens in California Adventure.


Grizzly Peak store Rushin’ River Outfitters opens at Califonria Adventure.

Grizzly Peak area The Golden Vine Winery opens at California Adventure.


Golden Vine Winery attraction Seasons of the Vine opens at California Adventure.

Golden Vine Winery restaurant Wine Country Market opens at California Adventure.

Bay area attraction Golden Dreams opens in California Adventure.

Land Paradise Pier opens in California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction California Screamin’ opens in Disney’s California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction King Triton’s Carousel of the Sea opens in California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction The Sun Wheel opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Maliboomer opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Orange Stinger opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Mulholland Madness opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Jumpin’s Jellyfish opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Golden Zephyr opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier restaurant Avalon Cove opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier attraction Boudin Bakery opens  in California Adventure.

Pacific Wharf attraction Mission Tortilla Factory opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier restaurant Cocina Cocamunga Mexicana Grille opens in California Adventure.

Pacific Wharf restaurant Lucky Fortune Cookery opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier restaurant Pacific Wharf Cafe opens up in California Adventure.

Bountiful Valley 4D attraction It’s Tough To Be a Bug opens in California Adventure.


The Land Hollywood Backlot opens in California Adventure.


Hollywood Backlot 4D attraction  Muppet Vision 3D opens in California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot attraction Superstar Limo opens in California Adventure.


Hollywood Backlot attraction Hyperion Theatre opens at California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot show Step in Time begins at California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot attraction Disney Animation Building opens up in California Adventure.

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Hollywood Backlot store Gone Hollywood opens in California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot store Off the Page opens in California Adventure.

ABC Soap Opera Bistro Opens Up.

Hollywood Backlot restaurant Award Wieners opens in California Adventure.

2008-Phineas and Ferb episode The Magnificent Few airs.


2009-Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance premieres.


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This Day in Disney History February 5th

1946-Training film The ABC of Hand Tools is delivered to General Motors

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.

2008-Phineas and Ferb episode Candace Loses Her Head airs.


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.