This Day in Disney History March 22nd

For March 22nd… On This Day in Disney History!

On this day in Disney History… On this day in 2006, The “Happiest Balloon On Earth” takes to the air for the very first time in Pendleton, Oregon at Wildhorse Resort. The test flight lasts an hour and is captured on video from the ground and a following helicopter. Celebrating Disneyland’s 50th anniversary, the 100-foot tall Mickey-shaped balloon (also known as “Ear Force One”) officially began an 11-week tour in Tucson, Arizona on March 30, 2006.

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