This Day in History

This Day in Disney History March 4th

1914-Disney Legend and one of the Nine Old Men Ward Kimball is born.

1932-Disney Legend Frank Wells is born.

1945-Actress Lucille La Verne dies, she is the voice of the Evil Queen/Old Crone on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.


1960-Television show Texas John Slaughter: Geronimo’s Revenge airs.

1962-Television special Carnival Time airs.

1968-Talk show The Dick Cavett Show premieres on ABC.


1973-Television special Chester, Yesterday’s Horse airs.

1987-Television series Harry premieres.

1989-Television series Chip ‘n’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers airs.


1992-Disney Legend Art Babbit dies.


Television series Young Indiana Jones Chronicles airs.


1994-Film Angie starring Geena Davis is released.

1995-Television special 40 Years of Adventure airs.

1997-Television series The Practice premieres on ABC.


1998-Final episode of 101 Dalmatians: The Series airs.

2003-ABC Series The Family airs.

2005-Film The Pacifier starring Vin Diesel, Lauren Graham, Brad Garrett and Brittany Snow is released.

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2011-Animation Courtyard show Disney Junior-Live on Stage premieres at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it replaces Playhouse Disney-Live on Stage.


2012-Television series GCB premieres.

2016-Walt Disney Studios Animated film Zootopia is released.

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This Day in Disney History November 28th

1927-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon The Banker’s Daughter is released.

1943-Disney Legend Randy Newman is born.

1947-Donald Duck cartoon Chip ‘n’ Dale is released.


1958-Part 3 of Television Show Elfego Baca: Lawman or Gunman airs.

1971-Television show Lefty, the Dingaling Lynx airs.

1974-Tomorrowland attraction Star Jets opens in Magic Kingdom.


1976-Television special Disney’s Greatest Dog Stores airs.

1981-Television show The Cherokee Trail airs.

1991-Plaza Gardens stage show Enchanted Book Shoppe begins at Disneyland.  It is a revue of Beauty and the Beast.

1995-Walt Disney World Speedway opens at Walt Disney World Resort.


1999-Frontierland restaurant Casa Mexicana closes in Disneyland.

2002-Television series Dinotopia airs

Animated special Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time airs.


2005-Disney Legend Card Walker dies.

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This Day in Disney History October 18th

1926-Alice Comedy Alice the Fire Fighter is released.

1946-Educational film The Story of Menstration is delivered to the International Cellucotton Co.

1960-Film Ten Who Dared is released.

1964-Part 1 of Television show The Tenderfoot airs.

1967-Film Charlie and the Lonesome Cougar is released.

Animated film The Jungle Book is released.


1970-Part 1 of the television series The Wacky Zoo of Morgon City airs.

1972-Film Run, Cougar, Run is released.

1986-Disney Channel Premiere film Spot Marks the X airs.

1990-Educational video The Great Quake Hazard Hunt is released.

2000-Television series Gideon’s Crossing is released.

2002-Final episode of That Was Then airs.

2011-Short Film Pirates of the Caribbean: Tales of the Code: Wedlocked is released.

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This Day in Disney History August 11th

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Orphan’s Benefit is released.

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1939-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Penguin is released.

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1943-Educational film Defense Against Invasion is delivered to its contractor.

1950-Pluto cartoon Food for Feudin’ is released.


1955-Frontierland restaurant Casa de Fritos opens in Disneyland.

1973-Lucasfilm American Graffiti starring Richard Dreyfus, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, MacKenzie Phillips, Wolfman Jack, Suzanne Sommers and some guy named Harrison Ford is released.


1995-Mickey Mouse cartoon Runaway Brain is released.


Film A Kid in King Arthur’s Court starring Thomas Ian Nicholas, Joss Ackland, Ron Moody, Art Malik and Kate Winslet is released.


Hollywood Pictures film Dangerous Minds starring Michelle Pfeifer is released.

1997-Television series The View premieres.


2004-Film The  Princess Diaries 2 starring Anne Hatheway, Julie Andrews, Hector Elizondo and John Rhys-Davies is released.

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2006-Film Step Up is released.

2014-Disney Legend Robin Williams passes away.


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This Day in Disney History July 16th

1954-Animated short Casey at the Bat from Make Mine Music is released by itself.


Donald Duck cartoon Dragon Around is released.


1989-Part 3 of Miniseries Wild Jack airs.

1991-Fantasyland store Disney Villains opens in Disneyland, it replaces Briar Rose Cottage.

1993-Film Hocus Pocus starring Bette Middler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw and Sean Murray of NCIS is released.


1997-Film George of the Jungle starring Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann and Thomas Haden Church is released.


2000-Wonderful World of Disney movie The Pooch and Pauper airs.

2004-Disney Channel original movie Stuck in the Suburbs starring Danielle Panabaker, Brenda Song and Kirsten Nelson airs.

2005-Tomorrowland attraction Space Mountain reopens at Disneyland.


Fireworks show Wishes premieres at Disneyland Paris.

2007-Final episode of Extreme Makeover airs on ABC.

2009-Final episode of Bunnytown airs.

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This Day in Disney History June 8th

1951-Donald Duck cartoon Test Pilot Donald is released.


1956-Film The Great Locomotive Chase starring Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeff York and Kenneth Toby is released.


1984-Disney Channel film Tiger Town is released into theaters.

1997-Final episode of Second Noah airs on ABC.

2001-Animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire with the voice talents of Michael J Fox, James Garner, Leonard Nimoy, Jim Varney and David Ogden Stiers is released.


Disney Channel original movie Jett Jackson: The Movie airs.


2007-Disney Channel original movie Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board airs.


2010-ABC Family Series Pretty Little Liars airs.


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This Day in Disney History March 23rd

1951-Donald Duck cartoon Corn Chips is released.


Goofy cartoon Home Made Home is released.


1967-Animated short Scrooge McDuck and Money is released.

1969-Part 2 of Television show Ride a Northbound Horse airs.

Event Herbie Day at Disneyland is held.

1973-Film Charley and the Angel starring Fred MacMurray, Harry Morgan, Cloris Leachman and Kurt Russell is released.


1975-Television show Welcome to the “World” airs.

1985-Main Street USA store Disney Clothiers, Ltd. opens in Disneyland.


Kids of the Kingdom show Disneyland is Your Land Premieres at Disneyland.

1986-Television special Disney Goes to the Oscars featuring Tony Danza airs.

1990-Touchstone film Pretty Woman is released.

1992-Disney Channel series Disney’s Adventures in Wonderland premieres.


Disney Village Marketplace store Harrington Bay Clothiers opens in the Disney Village of Walt Disney World.

1998-ESPN Magazine debuts.

2000-NBC television series Daddio premieres.

2003-Main Street Elecctrical Parade ends its run in Disneyland Paris.


2004-Final episode of The Jersey airs.

2008-Phineas and Ferb episode Tree to Get Ready airs.

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2012-Disney Channel series Doc McStuffins airs.

2013-Disney Legend Norman Palmer dies at 94.