- 1989 - The Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers episode "An Elephant Never Suspects" premieres in syndication.
- 1993 - The Bonkers episode "Trains, Toons and Toon Trains" airs in syndication, having premiered on Disney Channel months earlier.
- 1994 - The Aladdin episode "Of Ice and Men" premieres in syndication.
- 1996 - The Mighty Ducks episode "Take Me to Your Leader" premieres in syndication.
- 1997 - The 101 Dalmatians: The Series episode "Two for the Show/An Officer and a Gentledog", the Disney's Doug episode "Doug's Dougapalooza", the Pepper Ann episode "Megablades of Grass/Family Vacation", and the Recess episode "King Gus/Big Brother Chad" premiere on ABC.
- 2000 - The Buzz Lightyear of Star Command episode "Tag Team" premieres on UPN and in syndication.
- 2002 - The Disney Channel Original Movie, The Scream Team and the Kim Possible episode "October 31st" premiere on Disney Channel.
- 2003 - Lilo & Stitch: The Series premieres on Disney Channel with the episode "Mr. Stenchy".
- 2005 - Little Einsteins premieres on Playhouse Disney with the episode "Whale Tale".
- 2014 - Sofia the First premieres on Disney Channel with the episode "The Emerald Key"
- 2019 - The Tangled: The Series episode "No Time Like the Past" premieres on Disney Channel.
Theme park happenings
- 1955 - Ticket books become available at Disneyland for the first time.
- 1959 - The Rainbow Caverns Mine Train closes in Disneyland's Frontierland.
- 2003 - The ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter closes permanently at Walt Disney World.
- 1911 - Michael Hordern (actor)
- 1941 - Charles Shyer (director, producer, and screenwriter)
- 1961 - Russ Edmonds (animator)
- 1962 - Joan Cusack (actress, voice actress, and comedian)
- 1966 - Luke Perry (actor and voice actor)
- 1968 - Jane Krakowski (actress, voice actress, comedian, and singer)
- 1970 - Constance Zimmer (actress)
- 1975 - Nat Faxon (actor, voice actor, director, comedian, and screenwriter)
- 1976 - Emily Deschanel (actress, television producer, and film producer)
- 1985 - Michelle Trachtenberg (actress)
- 2000 - Hayden Byerly (actor and voice actor)
- 1986 - David Hand (animator and filmmaker)
- 1995 - Jeff York (actor)
- 2017 - Don Pedro Colley (actor, voice actor, director, and producer)
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