This Day in History Entry #164

March 28th, 2012 by Wordsman

“Henri, please! Have you gone quite insane?
With this preposterous . . . water-plane?
To take off in that duck
You will need all the luck
This designing has rotted your brain!”

Event: Henri Fabre makes the first successful seaplane flight
Year: 1910
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  1. A(nother) fan Says:

    Kind of a French focus in recent TDIH entries.

    Too bad Bastille day is a Saturday this year.

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