The Great Mouse Detective is released

The Great Mouse Detective is a 1986 animated feature produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and was originally released to movie theaters on July 2, 1986 by Walt Disney Pictures.

The twenty-sixth animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, the film was directed by Burny Mattinson, David Michener, and the team of John Musker and Ron Clements, who later directed Disney's hit films The Little Mermaid and Aladdin. The film was also known as The Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective for its 1992 theatrical re-release and Basil the Great Mouse Detective in some countries.