Magellan sets sail, "Candid Camera" moves to TV, the "Son of Sam" is arrested and Michael Phelps earns his first gold in Beijing, all on this day.
1519: Ferdinand Magellan's five ships set sail from Seville, Spain, to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Sebastian Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan's death in the Philippines.
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