Walt Disney

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Born

December 5, 1901

Walt Disney is born

Marceline, MO

1906

The Disneys move to a farm in Marceline, MO

Kansas City

1910

They Disney's move to Kansas City, MO

Chicago

1917

The Disney's move to Chicago

World War I

1918

Walt drives an ambulance in France during WWI

Art Company

1919

Walt opens his first commercial art company

Animation

1920

Walt learns animation in Kansas City

Laugh O Gram

1922

Walt makes Laugh O Gram Cartoons

Disney Brothers Studio

1923

Walt and brother Roy start the Disney Brothers Studio

Wedding Bells

1925

Walt Marries Lillian Bounds on July 13

Steamboat Willie

1928

Walt releases Mickey Mouse film SteamBoat Willie

Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs

1937

Disney releases Snow White

Television appearance

1950

Walt appears on TV on One Hour in Wonderland

Disneyland

1955

Disneyland opens on July 17

Worlds Fair

1964

Disney exhibits at New York World's Fair

Epcot

1965

Walt buys land in Florida for Epcot

Death

1966

Walt dies of lung cancer on December 15