"I remember the first day we had paying guests in the park and Walt was over at the Fire Station looking out the window. And I heard him say, 'Paying guests I love you' ... and threw them a big kiss." -Hank Dains (original Disneyland Cast Member)
On this day in 1955, Disneyland opened to the general public for the very first time. The park's gates opened at 10 a.m. and admission was a $1!
Click HERE to learn about a 22-year-old college student named Dave who made Disney history on that humid Monday morning in July.
Then click HERE for much more July 18 Disney history.