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 - Hsing-Hsing
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1999: Hsing-Hsing, a giant panda who arrived at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., in 1972 as a symbol of U.S.-China detente, is euthanized at age 28 because of deteriorating health.

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