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 - 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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