On this day: March 31

POSTED: 11:33 AM PDT Mar 27, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 30, 2016 

The Eiffel Tower is completed, Knute Rockne dies in a plane crash, "Oklahoma!" debuts on Broadway, and Brandon Lee and Selena both die tragically, all on this day.

OTD March 31 - High Roller
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2014: The High Roller opens on the Las Vegas Strip as the world's tallest Ferris wheel. The 550-foot tall attraction is 9 feet taller than its predecessor, the 541-foot Singapore Flyer, which held the record since it opened in 2008.

 
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