Today in Disney History

Disneyland:  April 29, 1957 – Actress Shirley Temple takes part in the dedication of the Sleeping Beauty Castle walk-through attraction, that for the very first time opens up the interior of the castle to guests, with a myriad of charming dioramas depicting the story of Sleeping Beauty.

Walt Disney World: April 29, 1994 – The first phase of Walt Disney World’s new line of value-grade accomodations opens, the All-Star Sports Resort.  A haven for sports fans, the resort would eventually consist of 5 themed areas (10 buildings in all) each bordered by a giant sports icon.

 

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