A Few Days in Disney Parks & Resorts History

OCTOBER 2
Walt Disney World:  October 2, 1987
Following a very successful year of use at Disneyland,  the same $1 and $5 Disney Dollars debut at EPCOT Center.
 
 
Disneyland Paris:  October 2, 1999
Disneyland Paris introduces the FastPass system on Indiana Jones et le Tempil de Peril
 
OCTOBER 3
Walt Disney World:  October 3, 1971
Peter Pan’s Flight opens at the Magic Kingdom, two days after the initial operating day.  Based on the 1953 animated film, and the 1955 Disneyland original attraction, guests board mini-pirate ships and “soar” over the skies of London and on to Neverland
 
Walt Disney World:  October 3, 1996
The world’s largest Disney store, the World of Disney, opens at Walt Disney World‘s Village Marketplace
 
OCTOBER 4
 
OCTOBER 5
  
Disneyland:  October 5, 1955
The Disneyland Hotel, located across the street from the main exit of Disneyland‘s parking lot opens with 104 rooms. The hotel is built and owned by the Wrather Corporation, operated by Jack Wrather, a personal friend of Walt Disney, who Walt offered the use of the Disneyland name.  (The hotel won’t be purchased by The Walt Disney Company until 1988).

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