November 28 in History
1582November 28, 1582:
William Shakespeare marries a woman named Anne Hathaway.
1872November 28, 1872:
Wilhelm Reiss reaches the summit of the world’s highest active volcano, Cotopaxi in Ecuador as the first climber to do so.
1907November 28, 1907:
Struggling metal scrap dealer, Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theatre, the Orpheum.
1919November 28, 1919:
Lady Astor becomes the first woman to have a seat in Britain’s House of Commons.
1925November 28, 1925:
The weekly American country music stage concert dubbed the “Grand Ole Opry” makes its debut while being aired on radio.
1930November 28, 1930:
“Symphony No. 2” by Howard Hanson, an American composer, is premiered by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
1961November 28, 1961:
The Heisman Trophy is awarded to its first African-American recipient, Syracuse University’s Ernie Davis.
1968November 28, 1968:
The Beatles member, John Lennon is fined £150 for admitting to possessing cannabis.
1989November 28, 1989:
“All Hail the Queen”, the debut studio album by Queen Latifah is released.
2012November 28, 2012:
The epic fantasy adventure film, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is premiered in New Zealand.