Walt and Roy Disney formed Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio in 1923. In 1926, the name was changed to Walt Disney Studio.
The first animated film to star Mickey Mouse appeared in 1928 at the Colony Theatre in New York.
When President Harry S. Truman visited Disneyland in 1957, he refused to come aboard the popular Dumbo attraction. Truman, a Democrat, didn't want to be seen riding in the symbol of the Republican Party.
In 2013, Disney tried to trademark the phrase “Día de Los Muertos,” a Mexican holiday.