Walter Elias Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois
December 5, 1901
Walt's family moves to a farm in Missouri
Walt and Ub Iwerks form a company to make animated films.
Walt moves to Hollywood, California. He and his brother Roy form the Disney Brothers Studio
Walt creates Mickey Mouse and stars in Steamboat Willie, the first ever sound cartoon.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full length cartoon opens.
Disneyland Park opens.
Walt Disney dies at the age of 65.
December 15, 1966