Mickey Mouse – the most famous mouse in history, was created because Walt Disney himself was afraid of mice!

From a black and white character to the colorful spectacle we know and love today, he certainly has interesting growth.

For example, did you know Mickey Mouse originally had a tail? 

On top of that, he was created to replace another similar character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. It seems Mickey was definitely a successful choice.

Here’s the history of Mickey Mouse, in a pretty interesting video, hope you enjoy these facts!