On this day: March 28

POSTED: 04:17 PM PDT Mar 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 27, 2014 

Vikings sack Paris, the Hollywood Walk of Fame gets its first star, President Eisenhower dies, and Three Mile Island melts down, all on this day.

OTD March 28 - hydroplane
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1910: Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France. He flew the plane for 1,500 feet on his first attempt before going on to complete three more consecutive flights that day.

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