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.
1994: Convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991, is clubbed to death in a Wisconsin prison by a fellow inmate.
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