Milt Albright promoted to manager of accounting at Disneyland
Walt agrees to produce a regular television show for ABC in return for funding
Key Disney Staff members begin touring American amusement parks, learning what not to do
The ground is broken for the beginning of the Magic Kingdom of Disneyland. A one-year race against time begins to build the Happiest Place on Earth on a 180 acre site in Anaheim.
Excavation of the Disneyland site begins
“The Disneyland Story” airs (first episode of Disneyland television show)