What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (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

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