In History – Construction begins on Disney World
TODAY IN HISTORY - 5/27:
1933 - Walt Disney's "3 Little Pigs" released
1960 - 1st use of oversized catching mitt (Balt Oriole Clint Courtney)
1969 - Walt Disney World construction begins.The resort opened on October 1, 1971 and, is the most visited vacation resort in the world, with an attendance of over 52 million annually.
2007 - Indianapolis 500: Dario Franchitti wins in 2:44:03.5608 (244.257 km/h)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:
1837 - "Wild Bill" Hickok, [James Butler], cowboy/scout
1912 - Sam Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer
1922 - Christopher Lee, Westminster, London, English actor (The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, The Hobbit film trilogy)
1923 - Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State (1973-77)/Nobel Peace Prize (1973)
1970 - Joseph Fiennes, Salisbury, Wiltshire, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love)
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