TODAY IN HISTORY
Nov. 28, 1942
Fire engulfed the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, killing 492people in the deadliest nightclub blaze ever.
ALSO ON THIS DATE
Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait that now bears his name.
The Confederate Congress admitted Missouri as the 12th state of the Confederacy after Missouri’s disputed secession from the Union.
Albania proclaimed its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began conferring in Tehran during World War II.