This day in history - November 28

This day in history - November 28.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 28, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 28 surrounded events relating to the Arrival of Magellan in the Pacific Ocean, Payment of a 40 Bond for Shakespeare's Marriage Licence, Formation of the Royal Society, Signing of the First Treaty of Hopewell, Public Premiere of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.5, First American Automobile Race, Foundation of Sinn Fein, Marianna Mine Explosion, Founding of the Grand Ole Opry and Cocoanut Grove Fire. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Ferdinand Magellan, William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Wilkins, Sir Robert Moray, Benjamin Hawkins, Ludwig van Beethoven, James Frank Duryea, Arthur Griffith, Fred Elinger, George D. Hay and Barney Welansky.

Arrival of Magellan in the Pacific Ocean - November 28, 1520: On this day in history, November 28, 1520, important events took place today in Pacific Ocean, surrounding the Arrival of Magellan in the Pacific Ocean. While searching for a spice route by sailing west, Ferdinand Magellan sailed through the strait that would bear his name and entered the South Pacific on November 28, 1520. Due to the sea's apparent stillness, Magellan named it Mar Pacifico (Pacific Ocean). The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1520 were Ferdinand Magellan. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Arrival of Magellan in the Pacific Ocean *** Date: November 28, 1520 *** Place: Pacific Ocean *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Payment of a 40 Bond for Shakespeare's Marriage Licence - November 28, 1582: On this day in history, November 28, 1582, important events took place today in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, in respect of the Payment of a 40 Bond for Shakespeare's Marriage Licence. A bond, with the value of 40, was drawn up, on November 28, 1582, for the marriage of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway to take place. The reason for the bond was that they were to marry in the Diocese of Worcester rather than in their own Parish. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1582 were William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Payment of a 40 Bond for Shakespeare's Marriage Licence *** Date: November 28, 1582 *** Place: Stratford-upon-Avon, England *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Formation of the Royal Society - November 28, 1660: On this day in history, November 28, 1660, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Formation of the Royal Society. At a meeting held in the Gresham College, London, on November 28, 1660, the 1660 group of 12, which included Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Wilkins and Sir Robert Moray, formed a 'College for the Promoting of Physico-Mathematical Experimental Learning', which later became the 'Royal Society'. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1660 were Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Wilkins, Sir Robert Moray. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Formation of the Royal Society *** Date: November 28, 1660 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Signing of the First Treaty of Hopewell - November 28, 1785: On this day in history, November 28, 1785, momentous events took place today in South Carolina, USA, with regard to the Signing of the First Treaty of Hopewell. The first Treaty of Hopewell was signed on November 28, 1785, by Benjamin Hawkins, representing the Confederation Congress of the U.S., and the Cherokee Indians, at the Hopewell Plantation in South Carolina. The treaty detailed a western border for the American settlement. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1785 were Benjamin Hawkins. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Signing of the First Treaty of Hopewell *** Date: November 28, 1785 *** Place: South Carolina, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Public Premiere of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.5 - November 28, 1811: On this day in history, November 28, 1811, important events took place today in Leipzig, Germany, in respect of the Public Premiere of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.5. The public premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's last piano concerto, Piano Concerto No. 5, was performed at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Germany, on November 28, 1811. The concerto was dedicated to Beethoven's patron and pupil Archduke Rudolf. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1811 were Ludwig van Beethoven. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Public Premiere of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.5 *** Date: November 28, 1811 *** Place: Leipzig, Germany *** Category: The Arts *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First American Automobile Race - November 28, 1895: On this day in history, November 28, 1895, important events took place today in Illinois, USA, surrounding the First American Automobile Race. The first motor-car race to be held in the United States was the Chicago Times Herald race that took place in Chicago on November 28, 1895 (Thanksgiving Day). The race consisted of a 54 mile round trip from Chicago to Evanston and back, which was won by James Frank Duryea in his Duryea Motor Wagon. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1895 were James Frank Duryea. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: First American Automobile Race *** Date: November 28, 1895 *** Place: Illinois, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Foundation of Sinn Fein - November 28, 1905: On this day in history, November 28, 1905, significant events took place today in Dublin, Ireland, respecting the Foundation of Sinn Fein. Irish political party Sinn Fein was founded on November 28, 1905, by writer and politician Arthur Griffith, when he presented his Sinn Fein Policy. His proposals for a better Anglo Irish relationship included a dual monarchy. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1905 were Arthur Griffith. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Foundation of Sinn Fein *** Date: November 28, 1905 *** Place: Dublin, Ireland *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Marianna Mine Explosion - November 28, 1908: On this day in history, November 28, 1908, important events took place today in Pennsylvania, USA, in respect of the Marianna Mine Explosion. A huge explosion occurred in the Pittsburgh-Buffalo Company's Marianna Mine on November 28, 1908. The explosion was caused by a build up of coal dust being ignited by a dynamite charge that had been set to loosen coal. Miner Fred Elinger was the sole survivor of the 153 people that had been in the mine during the explosion. He suffered serious injuries. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1908 were Fred Elinger. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Marianna Mine Explosion *** Date: November 28, 1908 *** Place: Pennsylvania, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Founding of the Grand Ole Opry - November 28, 1925: On this day in history, November 28, 1925, critical events took place today in Tennessee, USA, regarding the Founding of the Grand Ole Opry. The Grand Ole Opry was founded, by George D. Hay, on November 28, 1925. The show started out a radio barn dance, broadcast from Nashville, Tennessee, on WSM, and lasted for an hour. It has become the United States' longest running radio broadcast. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1925 were George D. Hay. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Founding of the Grand Ole Opry *** Date: November 28, 1925 *** Place: Tennessee, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Cocoanut Grove Fire - November 28, 1942: On this day in history, November 28, 1942, critical events took place today in Massachusetts, USA, regarding the Cocoanut Grove Fire. A fire broke out in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, Massachusetts, on november 28, 1942. the fire spread rapidly and smoke quickly filled the nightclub. People struggled to exit the building through the single revolving door and 492 people died as a result of the fire. The club operator, Barney Welansky was convicted of manslaughter. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 28, 1942 were Barney Welansky. Facts on this day in History November 28: Events on this day in history: Cocoanut Grove Fire *** Date: November 28, 1942 *** Place: Massachusetts, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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