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Walt Disney

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  • Born

    Walt Disney was born in Dec 5 in Chicago, Illinois.
  • The Disneys moves to Kansas City

    Walt Disney moved to Kansas City and attented the Benton Grammar School and met Walter Pfeiffer. He introduced him to the world of motion pictures.
  • Walt's family migrated to Chicago.

    In high school, Walt started taking courses at the Chicago Art Institute. He wanted to join the Army but was rejected and he was only sixteen. Then joined the Red Cross after he was sent to France. (Date and Month Unknown)
  • Walt graduates

    Walt Disney graduated from Benton School for 8th grade.
  • Walt finished freshman year

    Walt Disney finished freshman year at McKinley High School.
  • Worked with Ubbe Iwerks

    In Jan 1920 he established the Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists Company.
  • Walt moved to Hollywood

    Walt moved to Hollywood to become a director. In October Walt and his brother, Roy sighed a contract with M.J. Winkler, a cartoon distributor in New York.
  • Marries again

    Marries again
    Walt marries again with Lillian Bounds in April 1925. (Day Unknown)
  • Gets Married

    Gets Married
    Marries Lillian Bounds on July 13.
  • Walt renames the studio

    Walt renames the studio to "Walt Disney Studio" on Feb 1926. (Day Unknown)
  • Creats the series Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

    The studio created the series of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Mintz distribution acquired all the rights of 'Oswals'.
  • Walt Disney creats Mickey Mouse

    Walt Disney's imagination gave birth to Mickey Mouse. The cartoons 'Plane Crazy' and 'Steamboat Willie' followed.
  • Disney signed a distribution contract

    Disney signed a distribution contract with Columbia Pictures.
  • Won the Academy Award

    Walt Disney won an Award for 'Flowers and Trees'
  • 'The Three Little Pigs' became a success

    Walt Disney made a cartoon called 'The Three Little Pigs' and it became very popular. (Date and Month Unknown)
  • Donald Duck became the second most popular in Disney's creations

  • The Mickey Moust film 'Hawaiian Holiday is released

    On Sep. 24, 1937 the Mickey Mouse film "Hawaiian Holiday" is released. Donald Duck, Pluto, Minnie Mouse, and Goofy also appear.
  • Snow White was released

    Snow White was released and earned around $8 million.
  • Disney Studios debt reached $4.5 million

    In 1940s 'The Disney Studios' debt reaches $4.5 million.
  • The movie 'Fantasia' opens

    In February 19, 1941, the film "Fantasia" opens in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Walt gets an Academy Award

    On February 27, 1941 Walt gets an Academy Award, (Music, Best Song) is won for the song "When You Wish Upon a Star" from the film "Pinocchio". An Academy Award (Music, Best Score) is won for the film "Pinocchio".
  • Donald Duck replaced Mickey as Disney's star

    The popularity of Donald Duck increased and replaced Mickey Mouse.
  • Opens Disneyland

    Opens Disneyland
    Walt opens Disneyland
  • Disneyland was proud to welcome its one-millionth visiter

    On Sep. 8 Disneyland was proud to welcome its one-millionth visiter
  • 'Mary Poppins' became popular

    'Mary Poppins' became the most popular Disney film of the 1960s. It recieved nominations for 14 academic awards.
  • Dies

    Walt Disney dies of lung cancer