On this day: November 28

Published On: Nov 28 2012 12:52:20 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 28 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

Magellan reaches the Pacific, William Shakespeare gets hitched, the Grand Ole Opry debuts, Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci defects, and Jeffrey Dahmer is killed in prison, all on this day.

OTD November 28 - Gary Hart
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1936: Politician Gary Hart, who ran as a Democratic candidate in the U.S. presidential elections in 1984 and again in 1988, when he was considered a frontrunner for the nomination until an extramarital affair with model Donna Rice was revealed, is born Gary Warren Hartpence in Ottawa, Kansas. He's seen here at right receiving his U.S. Naval Reserve commission from Secretary of the Navy Edward Hidalgo in 1980.

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