On this day: November 28

POSTED: 10:52 PM PST Nov 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 27, 2013 

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 - Mombasa bombing
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2002: Suicide bombers blow up an Israeli-owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, killing 13 people and injuring 80. Their colleagues failed in their attempt to bring down Arkia Israel Airlines Flight 582 with surface-to-air-missiles.


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