Lauren Thompson

Events

Walter Elias Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois

December 5, 1901

Walt's family moves to a farm in Missouri

1906

Walt and Ub Iwerks form a company to make animated films.

1920

Walt moves to Hollywood, California. He and his brother Roy form the Disney Brothers Studio

1923

Walt creates Mickey Mouse and stars in Steamboat Willie, the first ever sound cartoon.

1928

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full length cartoon opens.

1937

Disneyland Park opens.

1955

Walt Disney dies at the age of 65.

December 15, 1966