- 1989 - If You Could Fly closes at the Magic Kingdom to be transformed into Delta Dreamflight.
- 2005 - The Wonders of Life pavilion at Epcot becomes a seasonal attraction.
- 2010 - Honey, I Shrunk the Audience closes at Disneyland to prepare for the return of Captain EO.
- 1785 - Jacob Grimm (author)
- 1905 - Sterling Holloway (actor and voice artist); Arthur Gould-Porter (English actor)
- 1918 - Buddy Baker (composer and orchestrator)
- 1920 - Rosalie Crutchley (English actress)
- 1958 - Matt Frewer (actor)
- 1961 - Graham McTavish (Scottish television and film actor and voice actor)
- 1962 - April Winchell (actress, voice actress)
- 1963 - Dave Foley (actor)
- 1976 - Seth Grahame-Smith (best-selling author, screenwriter, director and producer of film and television)
- 1998 - Coco Jones (actress and singer)
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