Today in History

What happened on the 28th of November in history?

Change Date:

  • 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