SACRAMENTO- Today the state legislature passed a resolution declaring May 4th “Star Wars Day” in commemoration of Disneyland’s expansion in Anaheim. The resolution reads:
“Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature recognizes the Star Wars franchise upon the celebration of the opening of “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge,” the largest single site expansion to date of Disneyland Park, and commends the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney Company for their decades-long record of enhancing the quality of life for people in California and beyond; and be it further Resolved, That the Legislature declares May 4, 2019, as Star Wars Day.”
The Disneyland Star Wars themed section is scheduled to open this month. Star Wars is one of the most successful film franchises in the world created by Modesto native George Lucas and debuted in 1977.