On this day: November 28

Published On: Nov 28 2012 12:52:20 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 28 2014 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 - Cape Canaveral
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1963: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces that Cape Canaveral in Florida would be renamed Cape Kennedy in honor of his assassinated predecessor, President John F. Kennedy. The name would be changed back to Cape Canaveral in 1973 by a vote of residents.

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