On this day: November 28

Published On: Nov 28 2012 12:52:20 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 28 2016 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 - Anna Nicole Smith
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1967: American TV personality and model Anna Nicole Smith, who first gained popularity in Playboy, becoming the 1993 Playmate of the Year, is born Vickie Lynn Hogan in Houston, Texas. She would also become known for her highly publicized second marriage to oil business mogul J. Howard Marshall, 62 years her senior; her E! reality TV show "The Anna Nicole Show"; and her Feb. 8, 2007, death by prescription drug overdose.

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