Donald Duck Day - June 9 2014 Happy Birthday, Donald. Donald Duck Day in honor of Donald Duck's cartoon debut. Donald first appeared in "The Wise Hen" on June 9, 1934. While Donald is over 70 years old, he doesn't act a day over 20. Donald is one of Disney's most famous and popular characters.Did you Know? Donald has a middle name. Donald F. Duck's middle name is "Fauntleroy".