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 - Alfonso Cuaron
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1961: Filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón, best known for directing "Y Tu Mamá También," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," "Children of Men" and "Gravity," is born in Mexico City.

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