This Day in History

This Day in Disney History August 27th

1931-Silly Symphony cartoon Egyptian Melodies is released.


1943-Animated short Reason and Emotion is released.

1948-Donald Duck cartoon Inferior Decorator is released.


1949-Final episode of Stand By For Crime airs on ABC.

1955-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Club Theater opens in Disneyland.


1988-Television movie A Friendship in Vienna airs.

1993-Hollywood picture film Father Hood starring Patrick Swayze, Halle Berry, Diane Ladd, Sabrina Lloyd and Brian Bonsall is released.

1994-Animated series Marsupilami airs its final episode.

1995-Aladdin’s Royal Caravan ends at Disney-MGM Studios.

1996-Television series Homeboys in Outer Space premieres.

1998-Main Street USA store Camera Center closes in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA store Town Square Exposition Hall opens in Magic Kingdom.


1999-Touchstone film The 13th Warrior starring Antonio Banderas and Omar Shariff is released.


2011-Kids morning programing block on ABC entitled ABC Kids ends.

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This Day in Disney History May 19th

1906-Disney Legend Jimmy MacDonald is born.

1915-Disney Legend Al Konetzni is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Gulliver Mickey is released.


Film Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons is released

1939-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Cousin Gus is released.

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1950-Pluto cartoon Primitive Pluto is released.


1960-Film Pollyanna starring Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden, Nancy Olsen, Agnes Moorehead, Adolphe Menjou, Donald Crisp and Kevin Corcoran is released.


1969-Final episode of The Big Valley airs on ABC.

1971-Frontierland attraction Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes opens in Disneyland replacing Indian War Canoes.


1984-Final episode of Fantasy Island airs on ABC.

1986-Circle Vision film Magic Carpet ‘Round the World closes at Tokyo Disneyland.

1987-Disney Channel series Anne of Avonlea: The Continuing Story of Anne of Green Gables airs.

1990-Disney Channel premiere film Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme is released.

1993-Miniseries Wild Palms airs final episode on ABC.

1999-Film Star Wars I The Phantom Menace starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Samuel L Jackson, Terrence Stamp, Ian McDairmid, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and Frank Oz is released.


2000-Live action and animated film Dinosaur is released.


2005-Film Star Wars III Revenge of the Sith starring Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christenson, Ian McDairmid, Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Temuera Morrison, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz and James Earl Jones is released.


2006-Mission: Space premieres the Green Team experience in Epcot’s Future World, it is a less intensive version of Mission: Space.

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2008-Television series The Bachelorette premieres, this is it’s second run.

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This Day in Disney History January 10th

1927-Alice Comedy Alice the Golf Bug is released.

1930-Disney Legend and son of Roy, Roy Edward Disney is born.

1932-Mickey Mouse Sunday Page premieres.

1941-Donald Duck cartoon Timber is released.


1965-Television special Ida, and the offbeat Eagle airs.

1969-Marvel Comics publishes Marvel Super-Heroes #18 in which the Guardians of the Galaxy debut.


1970-The Preview Center opens in Orlando, Florida.  It showcases models and sketches for the upcoming Walt Disney World.

1971-Part 2 of Television show Three Without Fear airs.

1980-Marvel Comics Uncanny X-Men #129 is published, it debuts Kitty Pryde.


1981-Marvel Comics Avengers Annual #10 is published, it debuts Rogue.


1988-Animated series The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh premieres.


1992-Hollywood Picture film The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is released.

1999-Wonderful World of Disney Movie The New Swiss Family Robinson airs.

2000-Cooking Show “The Ainsley Harriet Show” premieres.

2001-The One Hundred Millionth guest walks through the gates of Disneyland Paris.

2003-Disney Channel original movie You Wish! airs.

2016-Singer David Bowie dies.

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This Day in Disney History December 15th

1924-Alice comedy Alice the Piper is released.

1925-Alice comedy Alice in the Jungle is released.

1933-Disney Legend Tim Conway is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Two-Gun Mickey is released.

1950-Donald Duck cartoon Out on a Limb is released.


1954-Television Show Davy Crockett–Indian Fighter starring Fess Parker and Buddy Ebson airs.


1966-Walt Disney dies at age 65 after a battle with lung cancer.


1968-Television show The Owl that Didn’t Give a Hoot airs.

1973-Adventureland attraction Pirates of the Caribbean opens in Magic Kingdom.


1983-Television series Automan premieres on ABC.

1986-Game Show Split Second returns to ABC.

1987-Fantasyland 3D attraction Magic Journeys opens at Magic Kingdom.

1989-Backlot attraction Star Tours opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.


1990-Pleasure store Jessica’s Shop opens at Disney Village of Walt Disney World.

2000-Animated film The Emperor’s New Groove featuring the voice talents of David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton, Wendie Malick and John Fiedler is released.


2015-Store The Ganachery opens at Disney Springs.

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This Day in Disney History December 12th

1927-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon Empty Socks is released.

1941-Special cartoon 7 Wise Dwarfs is delivered to the National Board of Canada.

1956-Television show Pluto’s Day airs.

1958-Part 4 of Television Show Elfego Baca: Law and Order, Incorporated airs.

1981-Television special Walt Disney-One Man’s Dream airs.

1993-Television series Countdown at the Neon Armadillo airs its final episode.

1995-Heavy Weight Champion George Foreman joins the television series Walt Disney World Inside-Out.

2000-Direct-to-Video film Air Bud: World Pup is released.

Final episode of Madigan Man airs.

2004-ABC Family original movie Snow airs.

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This Day in Disney History December 1st

1924-Alice Comedy Alice and the Three Bears is released.

1954-Television show A Story of Dogs airs.

1955-Main Street USA restaurant Maxwell Coffee House opens at Disneyland.

1966-Film Follow Me, Boys starring Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Kurt Russell, Lillian Gish, Charlie Ruggles, Elliot Reid, Ken Murray and Sean McClory is released.


1968-Part 2 of Television show The Treasure of San Bosco Reef airs.

1974-Television show Runaway on the Rogue River airs.

1978-Final episode of Mickey Mouse Club airs.

1984-Part 3 of Television show Mickey, Donald and Sport Goofy Show airs.

1993-Fantasyland 3D attraction Magic Journeys closes at Magic Kingdom.

2000-Disney Channel movie The Ultimate Christmas Present airs.

2004-Television special Nick & Jessica’s Family Christmas airs.

2010-Final episode of The Whole Truth airs on ABC.

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This Day in Disney History November 25th

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon Giantland is released.

1938-Animated short Ferdinand the Bull is released.


1949-Donald Duck cartoon Slide, Donald, Slide is released.


1962-Part 2 of Television show The Magnificent Rebel airs.

1971-Circle vision film America the Beautiful begins as an attraction in Tomorrowland of Magic Kingdom.

1984-Television Movie The Ewok Adventure airs to great success.


1987-Touchstone film Three Men and a Little Baby directed by Leonard Nimoy and starring Tom Sellick, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson and Nancy Travis is released.


1988-Television special Ducktales: Time is Money airs.

1992-Mickey’s Toontown Railroad Station opens in Disneyland replacing Videopolis Train Station.

1994-Television special Disney’s Greatest Hits on Ice airs.

1996-Final performance of the Main Street Electrical Parade runs at Disneyland.


2009-Film Old Dogs starring Robin Williams and John Travolta is released.


2011-Final episode of Take Two with Phineas and Ferb airs.

2015-Pixar film The Good Dinosaur is released.