History & Quotes / Knowledge

Other Notable Events for November 28

On this date in history:

In 1520, Ferdinand Magellan entered the Pacific Ocean on his way around the world. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east.

In 1919, Virginia-born Nancy Astor became the first ...

Notable Birthdays for November 28

Those born on this date include:

- English writer John Bunyan in 1628
- English poet William Blake in 1757
- John Hyatt, inventor of celluloid, in 1837
- architect Henry Bacon, designer of the Lincoln Memorial, in 1866<...

Astronomy

This is Friday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2014 with 33 to follow.

The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. – W.T. Purkiser