This Day in History

This Day in Disney History October 24th

1910-Disney Legend Poul Brahe Pederson is born.

1929-Silly Symphony cartoon Springtime is released.

1941-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Camera airs.


1956-Television special Behind the Cameras in Lapland/Alaskan Eskimo airs.

1958-Television show Rusty and the Falcon airs.

1984-Television special A Disney Halloween airs.

1994-Animated series Gargoyles premieres.


2001-ABC Family premieres after Disney acquires it from Fox.  Originally it was Fox Family. It is now known as Freeform.

2002-Final episode of Push, Nevada airs.

2003-Animated series House of Mouse airs final episode.

2008-Movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year is released.


2012-Disney Legend Lucille Martin dies.


2014-Magic Kingdom Parade Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! premieres at Walt Disney World.


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This Day in Disney History June 19th

1957-Film Johnny Tremain is released.


Special cartoon The Story of Anyburg, USA is released.


Featurette The Wetback Hound is released.

1966-Disney Legend Ed Wynn dies.


1985-Fantasyland restaurant Yumz opens in Disneyland.

1987-Disney Channel Premiere Film Not Quite Human airs.

1991-Television special Rocketeer: Excitement in the Air airs.

1992-World According to Goofy parade premieres at Disneyland.


1995-Statue Partners premieres at Magic Kingdom on Main Street USA.


1998-Animated film Mulan is released.


West Side attraction DisneyQuest opens at Downtown Disney.


2001-Television series Go Fish premieres.

2009-touchstone film The Proposal is released.

2015-Coffee shop Creature Comforts opens in Animal Kingdom, it is a Starbucks location.

Film ABCD2 is released in India.

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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 January 12th

1964-Part 2 of The Ballad of Hector the Stowaway Dog entitled Who the Heck is Hector? airs.

1966-Television series Batman premieres on ABC.


Final episode of Burke’s Law airs.

1973-Television special Fifty Happy Years airs.

1981-Television series Dynasty premieres on ABC.


1990-International Gateway opens at EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.  It is another entrance into Epcot, and is sometimes referred to as the Back Gate into the park.


1996-United States Government purchases the Shades of Green, making it a Resort hotel exclusively for Military Personal and Veterans.

1999-Disney Legend Betty Lou Gerson dies.

Television series The PJ’s premieres.

2000-Disney Legend Marc Davis dies.

2001-Touchstone film Double Take is released.

Disney channel original movie Zenon: The Zequel starring Kristen Storms airs.

Downtown Disney District opens up in what will soon be the Disneyland Resort.


Store World of Disney opens in Downtown Disney District.


Arcade, Store and Restaurant ESPN Zone opens in Downtown Disney District.


Downtown Disney District restaurant Rainforest Cafe opens at the soon to be Disneyland Resort.


2006-Hollywood Pictures film Primeval is released.

ABC Sitcom Crumbs airs.

2007-Disney Channel Series Cory in the House premieres.


Disney Channel original movie Jump In! airs.

2010-New Stroller and Wheelchair rental store opens in the Disneyland Resort.

2011-Television series Off the Map premieres on ABC.

2012-Adventureland attraction Enchanted Tiki Room-Under New Management closes at Magic Kingdom.

2016-ABC Family becomes Freeform.

Television series Shadowhunters premieres on Freeform.

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This Day in Disney History December 21st

1937-Animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is released.


1945-Donald Duck cartoon Old Sequoia is released.


1948-The first Tru-Life Adventure Seal Island is released.

1955-Featurette Men Against the Arctic is released.

1960-Featurette  The Horse with the Flying Tail is released.

Film Swiss Family Robinson starring John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran and Janet Munro is released.

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1979-Film The London Connection is released.

Dumbo’s Circus Parade finishes its run at Magic Kingdom.

1980-Part 1 of Television show The Ghost of Buxley Hall airs.

1990-Television special Disney’s Christmas on Ice airs.

1992-Aladdin’s Royal Caravan a parade premieres at Disney-MGM Studios.


1997-Wonderful World of Disney movie Flash airs.

2004-Video release of Where the Red Fern Grows starring Dabney Coleman and Ned Beatty happens.

2007-Film National Treasure: Book of Secrets starring Nicholas Cage, Diane Kruger, Jon Voight, Helen Mirren, Justin Bartha, Ed Harris and Bruce Greenwood is released.


Goofy cartoon How to Hook up Your Home Theater is released.


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This Day in Disney History November 26th

1937-Pluto cartoon Pluto’s Quin-Puplets is released.


1938-Flora Disney, mother of Walt Disney dies.

1958-Television show The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is released.

1961-Television show Holiday for Henpecked Husbands airs.

1972-Part 1 of the television series Chander, the Black Leopard of Ceylon airs.

1989-Television series America’s Funniest Home Videos premieres.

Part 2 of Television series Parent Trap Hawaiian Vacation airs.

1997-Movie Flubber starring Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Christopher McDonald, Raymond Barry, Wil Wheaton and the voice of Jodi Benson is released.


1998-Television special A Winnie the Pooh Thanksgiving airs.

2003-Film The Haunted Mansion starring Eddie Murphy, Terrance Stamp and Nathaniel Parker is released.


2004-Final episode of Stanley airs.

2005-Disney Legend Irving Ludwig dies.

2008-After years of being closed a brand new walkthrough exhibit opens up in Sleeping Beauty’s Castle of Disneyland.


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This Day in Disney History November 7th

1872-Actress Lucille LaVerne is born, she will voice the Evil Queen/Old Crone in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

1956-Television show Cameras in Samoa/The Holland Story airs.

1958-Television show His Majesty King of the Beasts airs.

1962-Film The Legend of Lobo is released.

1965-Television show Minando, the Wolverine airs.

1971-Part 2 of The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove airs.

1975-Television series Wonder Woman premieres on ABC.


1976-Disney Legend and Mooseketeer Roy Williams dies.

1984-Disney Channel series Still the Beaver premieres.

1997-Touchstone film Starship Troopers is released.

1999-Wonderful World of Disney television movie Annie starring Kathy Bates, Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoworth airs.

2010-Disney channel series Shake it Up airs.


2014-Animated film Big Hero 6 is released.