1932 – Disney’s first full-colour cartoon, Flowers & Trees, is released at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood
1986 – A personal favorite, Flight of The Navigator is released.
1998 – Disney’s first cruise ship, The Magic, is launched. It is one of the three largest cruise ships sailing the seas.
1999- Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster officially opens to the public. Steven Tyler and co. begin launching guests toward a concert venue. The coaster can travel 0-60 MPH in 2.8 seconds
1955 – The Casey Jr. Circus Train – named for the train in Dumbo – debuts at Disneyland
1997 – Bob Penfield works his last day at Disneyland. He is the last original Cast Member of the park, having begun spreading the magic when he was just 18 in 1955. He is honoured with a Main Street window which reads:
“Club 55 School of Gold, Bob Penfield, Instructor”
1995 – The first plans are laid down for a park that will become Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim.
1998 – Guest of the maiden voyage of the Disney Magic become the first to set foot on Castaway Cay – Disney’s private island. The island was used for filming the Tom Hanks blockbuster Splash
1999 – The Disney Wonder, the second ship in the Disney Fleet, is escorted into Port Canaveral by her Sister Ship.
1960 – Raymond Sleeper, an 8 year-old from Hawaii becomes the 10 millionth person to ride the Disneyland train. He gets a private ride with Walt Disney.
1994 – Tokyo Disneyland welcomes the 150 millionth guest.
2003 – Roy E. Disney celebrates his 50th anniversary with the Walt Disney World company
2009 – Bay Lake Towers opens at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The Disney Vacation Club property features a pool and Top of The World Lounge – a favorite spot for guests of the Towers to watch Wishes at Magic Kingdom.
1992 – Disney World guest number 400 million walks through the turnstile at the (then named) Disney MGM Studios. 10 year-old Brandon Adams and his family will receive lifetime passes to all Disney Parks around the globe.