An overview of Disney-related events that occured on December 31, in Western countries observed as New Year's Eve, through the years.
- 1993 - Disneyklubben premieres on SVT.
Theme park happenings
- 1977 - Lambert the Sheepish Lion
- 1978 - Little Hiawatha
- 1979 - The Aristocats Get into Mischief
- 1981 - Lady and the Tramp
- 1982 - Dopey Gets Lost
- 1984 - Hiawatha and the Big Flood
- 1985 - Cinderella's Busy Birthday
- 2021 - Bob Iger's contract with The Walt Disney Company and role as Executive Chairman and its Board of Directors expires, his position now held by Susan Arnold.
- 2023 - Steamboat Willie and The Gallopin' Gaucho as well as other books, films, and other works published in 1928 will enter public domain after this date in the United States, after most countries and regions.
- 1918 - Virginia Davis (child actress)
- 1920 - Rex Allen (actor, singer, and songwriter)
- 1937 - Anthony Hopkins (actor, director, and producer)
- 1940 - Tim Considine (actor)
- 1944 - Neil Ross (voice actor)
- 1947 - Tim Matheson (actor and television director)
- 1953 - James Remar (actor and voice actor)
- 1958 - Bebe Neuwirth (actress, singer, and dancer)
- 1962 - Lance Reddick (actor, voice actor, and musician)
- 1983 - Ralph Wright (actor, writer, director, and animator)
- 2001 - David Swift (screenwriter, animator, director, and producer)
- 2013 - James Avery (actor, voice actor, and poet)
- 2014 - Edward Herrmann (actor, director, writer, and comedian)
- 2021 - Betty White (actress, comedian, author, and advocate)