Mickey Mouse Day

The poster for the first Mickey Mouse cartoon, "Steamboat Willie."Origins
Mickey Mouse Day celebrates Mickey Mouse's birthday on November 18, 1928.

Actual Date
November 18

Other Interesting Tid-Bits
  • Walt Disney played the voice of the original Mickey Mouse.
  • Mickey Mouse first appeared in "Steamboat Willie," the first cartoon with sychronized sound.
  • Walt Disney had to create a new character when he lost the copyrights for Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. (It's okay Walt, Mickey's more popular anyway.)
Citations
http://disney.go.com/vault/archives/characterstandard/mickey/debut/debut.html

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