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5777.4 #14 DL Qual #6 12-11-10 8:51AM
Good Morning! This day in Disney history, Dec. 11th, 1995. The Disneyland Pacific Hotel, formerly the Pan Pacific Hotel, opens in Anaheim. (In December 2000 it will be renamed the Paradise Pier Hotel.) The hotel is unique in the Western Hemisphere for being one of the few buildings to actually have a 13th floor, as opposed to the more common practice of going straight from 12 to 14. This is because the original owners were Japanese & they didn't consider the number bad luck.
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Cool that it has a 13th floor. Did you know that many cities that number their streets also don't use 13? However, rather than skipping from 12 to 14 sometimes the street will be named Euclid after the Greek Mathematician because his 13 volume "Elements" formed the Geometry that is most commonly studied in schools to this day (aka Euclidean Geometry). - LilSterner   4663.4 #18 12-11-12 8:29PM Like(1)  Reply
Wow! That was very interesting! Thanks for sharing that!! - HollyGolightlyPrincess  394.0 #508 12-11-12 8:35PM
of course the math teacher knows this - BaseballMickey_CM  6330.3 #12 12-11-12 8:37PM
You never know when a random piece of trivia will come in handy and impress πŸ˜‰ - LilSterner  4663.4 #18 12-11-12 8:43PM
I miss your "This day in history" posts!! Hi SMK!  - Dreamseeker   527.3 #344 12-11-10 8:54AM Like  Reply
Thanks again and please keep it up. - GoofyJoe   1906.6 #69 12-11-10 9:20AM Like  Reply
That's cool! About the 13th floor. I wouldn't want to stay on that floor though. - screaminpirates   40.9 #4721 12-11-10 9:57AM Like  Reply
I've stayed on 13 before :) I think it's fine as long as you're not in Vegas lol -May - MayBie   1885.6 #70 12-11-10 10:02AM Like  Reply
That's awesome. I want to stay on the 13th floor it's my lucky number. - GrimGrinningGhost   271.8 #1033 12-11-10 10:05AM Like  Reply
ξžξ€’ξžξ€’ hi Dream! It's nice to know I was missed! Thanks for reading GoofyJoe, screaminPirates, MayBie & GrimGrinningGhost! 13 is my lucky number too!  - Duchess_SMK   5777.4 #14 12-11-10 11:16AM Like  Reply
Thank you for this. I remembered when it was the Pan Pacific, but I just could never remember the name! - MeridaFan   3429.7 #29 12-11-12 4:58PM Like  Reply
My apologies for my 2010 version of a badly googled pic. Lol! Wish I could edit a photo attached to an old post! πŸ˜‚ Hope you are having a nice day Meridafan! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 12-11-12 5:00PM
Haha! 2010 :) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4459.6 #21 12-11-12 5:04PM
OG SMK - Dave   11824.0 #2 12-11-12 5:09PM
@Dave ::fist bump:: - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 12-11-12 5:17PM
Definitely didn't know this!! For some reason I thought it was built when DCA was built. - KylaShea   629.1 #273 12-11-12 5:03PM Like  Reply
nope but one thing they did have was a entrance for Paradise pier guests that was located by Goofys sky school but they closed that entrance 4 years after the prak opened - Dave   11824.0 #2 12-11-12 5:08PM
I remembered that entrance, Dave. Too bad they closed it. Was it for security issues, I wonder. - MeridaFan  3429.7 #29 12-11-12 5:11PM
Oh how nice THAT would be! That walk is kinda far sometimes! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 12-11-12 5:18PM
Yes, used to love that entrance - ShariRenee  4545.3 #19 12-11-12 8:06PM
Aw thanks I remember this - Hendizl   2525.7 #43 12-11-12 5:22PM Like  Reply
Wow I did not know that thanks! I always love going in there whenever I stop by - Goofy24   174.0 #2204 12-11-12 8:01PM Like  Reply
Very interesting. I always learn something from your posts SMK. Thank you!! - IMissDisney   1205.4 #117 12-11-12 8:07PM Like  Reply
:) - E-Ticket   1188.9 #120 12-11-12 8:11PM Like  Reply
We used to stay at the Pan Pacific Hotel all the time. I loved their Panda mascot! - PirateQueenBriezy   301.5 #802 12-11-12 8:12PM Like  Reply
🐼🐼cute - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4459.6 #21 12-11-12 8:26PM
aaaggg im late to add = - pikarich   3114.2 #34 12-11-12 8:24PM Like  Reply
Awesome !!! - snakeinmyboot40   394.0 #507 12-11-12 8:31PM Like  Reply