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 - William Shakespeare
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National Portrait Gallery, London

1582: In Stratford-upon-Avon, England, William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway pay a bond for their marriage license. It is believed they were married the same day or soon after.

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