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 - Ed Harris
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1950: Actor Ed Harris, who would go on to earn Academy Award nominations for his roles in "Apollo 13," "The Truman Show," "The Hours" and "Pollock," is born in Englewood, N.J.

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