Although it's widely known that Disneyland's "official" opening day was July 17, 1955...this newpaper clipping from 1955 proclaims the big day as July 18.

Although it's widely known that Disneyland's "official" opening day was July 17, 1955...this newpaper clipping from 1955 proclaims the big day as July 18.

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Disneyland opening day 1955 - Teacups and Fantasyland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style

Disneyland opening day 1955 - Teacups and Fantasyland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style

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Children run to Sleeping Beauty Castle to be the first to enter Fantasyland on Disneyland Opening Day, 1955.

Children run to Sleeping Beauty Castle to be the first to enter Fantasyland on Disneyland Opening Day, 1955.

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Disneyland opening day 1955 - Autopia with the Space Bar in the foreground. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style.

Disneyland opening day 1955 - Autopia with the Space Bar in the foreground. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style.

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Disneyland Opening New Exclusive Private Dining Experience Called 21 Royal – Reservations Available Now

Disneyland Opening New Exclusive Private Dining Experience Called 21 Royal – Reservations Available Now

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Disneyland opening day 1955 - Storybook Land Canal Boats and Casey Jr. Railroad in Fantasyland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style

Disneyland opening day 1955 - Storybook Land Canal Boats and Casey Jr. Railroad in Fantasyland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style

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