Magellan Entered The Pacific Ocean on November 28, 1520.

November 28th is the day Magellan entered the Pacific Ocean in 1520.

On this day of 1520, a fleet led by Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan entered the Pacific Ocean.

The name “Pacific”, which means “calm ocean”, comes from Magellan’s records at that time.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: Magellan was first to sail around the world, right? Think again.

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