To start off the new year of 2007. I'll be updating this thread DAILY with "This Day in Disney History" factoids. Enjoy!
December 31st 2006:
1936: Walt and Lillian Disney adopted a daughter - Sharon Mae
1957 : Leigh Woolfenden became Disneyland's 10,000th visitor
1992: 8TRAX nightclub opened at Pleasure Island
1995 : EPCOT's World of Motion closed
1999: Fantasia / 2000 released
2003: The Disney Club ceased operations. It was replaced by a Disney Visa card.