Art Stevens, an animator, writer, title designer, and producer at the Disney
Studios, is born in Roy, Montana. His credits include The Rescuers, The Many
Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The North Avenue Irregulars, and Peter Pan.
Walt Disney ships his second Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon,
Trolley Troubles, to Winkler Pictures - a distributor in New York City.
Walter E. Disney receives patent #2,201,689 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, for the "art of animation" camera. The multiplane camera allows for a more realistic three-dimensional image as well as depth and richness to the animation. The device uses up to seven layers of artwork (painted in oils on glass) shot under a vertical and moveable camera.
At EPCOT, The Good Turn Restaurant , open since 1982, closes. It will become Garden Grille Restaurant.
The Disney-MGM Studios theme park in Florida's Walt Disney World (located south of EPCOT) opens to the public. It is Disney's 5th theme park in the world. Although it rains throughout the day, the park is packed.