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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Thursday, 02 October 2014

1942  German troops occupy Benghazi Libya on January - 28.  

1942  Pablo Luna y Carne, composer, dies at 61 on January - 28.  

1943  Chic Blackhawks beats NY Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history 683 British bombers attack Berlin  

1944  Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh on this day in history.  

1944  On January - 28 u-271 &U-571 sunk off Ireland  

1945  On this day in history dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java  

1945  On this day in history general "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell &truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China  

1945  On this day in history swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands  

1945  Philip "Felix" Bekkers, actor (We Go on Trip), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1947  On January - 28 "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000  

1947  Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1948  On January - 28 the birth of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Soviet ballet dancer  

1949  On January - 28 uN Security council condemns Dutch aggression in Indonesia  

1949  On this day in history nY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith  

1949  Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62 on January - 28.  

1950  On January - 28 preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud  

1951  "La Vie Commence Demain," which depicted artificial insemination &is the first X-rated movie, opened in London on January - 28.  

1951  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1951  Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, president of Finland (b.1867) on this day in history.  

1953  On January - 28 j Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"  

1956  Elvis Presley's first TV appearance (Dorsey Brothers Stage Show) on this day in history.  

1957  Fred Stein, TV panelist (Live Begins at 80), dies at 88 on January - 28.  

1958  On January - 28 construction began on first private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor  

1958  Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck on January - 28.  

1959  Soviet Union wins 62-37 for first international basketball loss by US on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  

1960  On this day in history goon Show's final episode on BBC  

1960  Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54 on January - 28.  

1961  Republic of Rwanda proclaimed on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia &survives  

1963  -34F (-37C), Cynthiana KY (state record) on this day in history.  

1963  On January - 28 jean Felix Piccard, swiss explorer, dies on his 79th birthday  

1965  On this day in history the Who make their first appearance on British TV  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on January - 28.  

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  

1457  On this day in history birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  

1540  On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On this day in history birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on this day in history.  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on January - 28.  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.  

1061  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on this day in history.  

1119  On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

1256  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.  

1271  On January - 28 death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  On this day in history death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  On January - 28 death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.