Disneyland's Opening Day: Black Sunday
Disneyland boasts about 45,000 people per day visiting the amusement park, and almost 18 million per year since opening in 1955. It’s hard to believe Disneyland was anything less than perfect at any point in it’s history. However on July 17th, 1955 Disneyland’s opening day, better known as Black Sunday, had it’s fair share of snags.
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