The Magic of Disney

Discover Disney and how it all began.

October 16, 1923

The Start of the Disney, as The Disney Brothers Studio- Walt Disney signed a contract with M. J. Winkler

November 18, 1928

Steamboat Willie was released at the Colony Theatre in New York -- this marked the first released Mickey Mouse cartoon, and the first appearance by Minnie Mouse.

July 30, 1932

Flowers and Trees, first full-color cartoon and first Academy Award winner, was released.

February 23, 1935

The Band Concert, the first Mickey Mouse cartoon in color, was released.

December 21, 1937

Snow White and The Seven DwarfsDisney's first feature-length animated film, premiered at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Hollywood.

February 7, 1940

Pinocchio was released.

April 2, 1940

Disney issued its first stock.

November 13, 1940

Fantasia was released, soon to be a classic Disney film.

October 23, 1941

Dumbo was released.

August 13, 1942

Bambi was released.

October 1, 1949

Walt Disney Music Company was started.

February 5, 1953

Peter Pan was released.

October 27, 1954

The television show called Disneyland aired for ABC.

July 17, 1955

Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California, being Disney's first theme park.

October 3, 1955

The Mickey Mouse Club debuted on television.

August 29, 1964

Mary Poppins was released.

December 15, 1966

Walt Disney died at age 65.

October 1, 1971

Walt Disney World Resort opened, with the Magic Kingdom, in Orlando, Florida.

December 20, 1971

Walt Disney's younger brother and successor, Roy O. Disney, died.

April 15, 1983

Tokyo Disneyland opened in Japan.

March 28, 1987

The first Disney Store opened in Glendale, California.

April 12, 1992

Euro Disneyland opened. this was later renamed Disneyland Paris.

April 18, 1994

Beauty and the Beast opened as Disney's first Broadway show in New York.

March 16, 2002

Walt Disney Studios opened in France.

September 12, 2005

Hong Kong Disneyland opened.

March 14, 2006

High School Musical became the first full-length movie to be sold by the Apple iTunes digital download

August 29, 2011

Disney opened a Resort and Spa in Ko Olina, Hawaii.

December 31, 2009

Disney bought  Marvel Entertainment.

May 5, 2006

Disney bought Pixar Animation Studios.

May 29, 2013

Disney set release dates for eight animated films through 2018.

December 21, 2012

The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC.

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3 years ago

Amazing :3