On this day: November 28

POSTED: 10:52 PM PST Nov 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 27, 2015 

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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