What happened this day in history: November 28

What happened this day in history: November 28 EMN-181128-084219001
What happened this day in history: November 28 EMN-181128-084219001

1582 - In Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway paid a £40 bond for their marriage licence.

1814 - The Times of London became the first newspaper to be produced on a steam-powered printing press.

1905 - Irish nationalist Arthur Griffith founded Sinn Féin as a political party with the main aim of establishing a dual monarchy in Ireland.

1919 - Lady Astor was elected as a Member of the Parliament and became the first woman to take her seat in the House of Commons.

1964 - NASA launched the Mariner 4 probe toward Mars.

1967 - All horse racing in Britain was cancelled indefinitely to help prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.

1971 - Wasfi al-Tal, Prime Minister of Jordan, was assassinated

1990 - Margaret Thatcher formally tendered her resignation to the Queen, after more than 11 years as prime minister.

1994 - Norway voted to reject membership of the European Union in a referendum, for the second time in its history.