June 5, 1929
Walt Disney applies for a trademark of the image of Mickey Mouse, for use
in motion pictures
June 11, 1929
Walt Disney's trademark application for the image of Mickey Mouse is filed
with the United States Patent Office. Then granted August 12, 1929.
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June 16, 1907
Writer Helen Aberson is born in Syracuse, New York. Her book "Dumbo, the Flying
Elephant" (which she co-wrote with Harold Perl) will inspire the 1941 Disney
June 18, 1956
Disneyland's Storybook Land (including Canal Boats of the World) premieres. The
canal contains 465,000 gallons of water in which 13 boats sail. The ride is
partly based on Madurodam, a tourist attraction in Holland that Walt Disney once
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June 22, 1970
The Walt Disney Archives is established on the studio lot in Burbank, California
- with help from David R. Smith - and charged with recording and preserving the
history of Disney.
June 23, 1944
The Disney short "Springtime for Pluto" is released.
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June 23, 1956
Disneyland's Skyway begins transporting Guests between Fantasyland and
June 23, 1963
The Enchanted Tiki Room, the first attraction to feature Audio-Animatronics,
opens in Disneyland.
June 24, 1904
Phil Harris, the voice behind many of Disney's animated characters - including
Thomas O'Malley in "The Aristocats" and Baloo the Bear in "The Jungle Book" - is
born in Linton, Indiana.
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