Named the "family park" DisneylandWalt Disney incorporates the WED Enterprises company, to develop ideas for a "family park" to be called "Disneyland".
Draws a visual image of the parkWalt Disney discusses his plans for Disneyland with Herb Ryman, convincing him to help draw a visual image of the park. Over 42 hours, the two create a 43x70 inch detailed aerial view.
Disneyland OpensAt 2:00 PM, Disneyland park opens, in Anaheim, California. Five themed areas are Main Street U.S.A., Frontierland, Fantasyland, Adventureland, and Tomorrowland. Eighteen attractions are ready for use.
Guest are welcomedDisneyland welcomes its five millionth guest.
Disneyland Hotels OpenThe Disneyland Hotel opens, on a 60-acre site next to Disneyland.
DayCareThe Baby Center opens on Main Street at Disneyland.
First DeathThe first death in Disneyland is recorded. 15-year old Mark Maples stands up while on the Matterhorn Bobsleds ride, and is catapulted out. He dies four days after the incident.
Pirates of CarribeanThe Pirates of the Caribbean attraction opens in New Orleans Square at Disneyland. It includes 119 Audio-Animatronics figures; 64 human, 55 animals. The whole attraction cost about US$8 million to build.
Hautned MansionThe Haunted Mansion attraction opens in New Orleans Square at Disneyland.
First Baby BornThe first baby is born at Disneyland, Teresa Salcedo, born to Rosa and Elias Salcedo.
Mickey's Toontown OpensThe Mickey's Toontown area opens at Disneyland. It includes
Mickey's House attraction,
Minnie's House attraction,
Daisy's Diner attraction,
Acorn Ball Crawl attraction,
Jolly Trolley vehicle,
Gadget's Go-Coaster attraction,
Donald's Boat (Miss Daisy attraction,
Gag Factory attraction,
Pluto's Dog House food facility,
Toontown Five & Dime shop,
Goofy's Gas Station attraction,
Goofy's Bounce House attraction, and
Chip 'n Dale's Treehouse attraction.
Disneyland begins offering Fastpass service
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