- 1927 - Alice's Circus Daze
- 1936 - Three Little Wolves
- 1941 - Baggage Buster
- 1947 - Straight Shooters
- 1953 - The Simple Things
Theme park happenings
- 1964 - Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln debuts at the 1964 New York World's Fair
- 1969 - Recording sessions for The Haunted Mansion take place.
- 1998 - The Festival of Fools show has its last performance at Disneyland.
- 2002 - Chester and Hester's Dino-Rama opens at the "Disney's Animal Kingdom" attraction in Walt Disney World with Primeval Whirl and TriceraTop Spin.
- 1957 - A "screen test" for Zorro with Guy Williams takes place that lands him the part when Walt Disney sees the results.
- 1983 - The Disney Channel begins broadcasting.
- 1994 - The stage musical of Beauty and the Beast opens on Broadway.
- 1983 - Disney Channel begins airing.
- 1998 - Toon Disney is initiated, coinciding with Disney Channel's 15th birthday.
- 2003 - The Proud Family episode "One In A Million" premieres on Disney Channel.
- 2009 - The Phineas and Ferb episode "The Chronicles of Meap" premieres on Disney XD.
- 2016 - The Doc McStuffins episodes "Joni the Pony" and "Sleepless in Stuffyland" premiere on Disney Junior.
VHS & DVD releases
- 1926 - Gunter Meisner (actor)
- 1930 - Clive Revill (actor and voice actor)
- 1934 - James Drury (actor & oil and natural gas businessman)
- 1946 - Hayley Mills (actress)
- 1947 - James Woods (actor, voice actor, and producer)
- 1950 - Kenny Ortega (producer, director, and choreographer)
- 1951 - Bruce Gordon (Imagineer)
- 1953 - Rick Moranis (actor, comedian, musician, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and producer)
- 1961 - Jane Leeves (actress, comedian, producer, singer, and dancer)
- 1962 - Jeff Dunham (ventriloquist, comedian, producer, and actor)
- 1967 - Maria Bello (actress and singer)
- 1968 - Mary Birdsong (actress, comedian, writer, and singer)
- 1971 - David Tennant (actor and voice actor)
- 1976 - Melissa Joan Hart (actress, director, producer, writer, singer, and businesswoman)
- 1984 - America Ferrera (actress, voice actress, and producer)
- 1990 - Britt Robertson (actress)
- 1992 - Chloe Bennet (actress and singer)
- 1994 - Moises Arias (actor)
- 2003 - Sophia Grace Brownlee (actress and singer)
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