Today in History

    What happened on the 28th of November in history?

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    • 1520
      Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean
    • 1853
      Olympia established as capital of Washington Territory
    • 1895
      America's auto race starts; 6 cars 55 miles winner avg 7 MPH
    • 1912
      Albania declares independence from Turkey
    • 1929
      Adm RE Byrd makes 1st South Pole flight
    • 1929
      Ernie Nevers scores 40 points for Cardinals vs Bears (NFL record)
    • 1943
      Roosevelt Churchill & Stalin met at Tehran
    • 1960
      Mauritania gains independence from France (Natl Day)
    • 1964
      Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars
    • 1974
      Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
    • 1976
      Rosalind Russell dies at age 68
    • 1983
      9th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 6 is launched
    • 1986
      Reagan adm exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time