KENTUCKY (11/28/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.
1939 – James Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78
2011 – Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian (b. 1969) dies at 42
1582 – Playwright and poet William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
1998 – Actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris (58) weds former model Gena O'Kelley (30) at The North Church in Carrolton, Texas
1943 – Birthday – Randy Newman, New Orleans, vocalist (Short People, Love LA, Raindrops)
1950 – Birthday – Ed Harris, Tenafly NJ, actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma)
1895 – America's first auto race starts; six cars, 55 miles, winner averaged seven MPH
1925 – Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville, TN
1988 – Picasso's "Acrobat & Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million
1997 – Final episode of "Beavis & Butt-head," on MTV
Information provided by historyorb.com
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