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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

1942  On January - 28 german troops occupy Benghazi Libya  

1942  Pablo Luna y Carne, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history chic Blackhawks beats NY Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals  

1944  On this day in history 683 British bombers attack Berlin  

1944  Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh on January - 28.  

1944  On this day in history u-271 &U-571 sunk off Ireland  

1945  On January - 28 dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java  

1945  General "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell &truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China on this day in history.  

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 January - 28.  

1947  "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000 on this day in history.  

1947  On January - 28 reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72  

1948  The birth of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Soviet ballet dancer on this day in history.  

1949  UN Security council condemns Dutch aggression in Indonesia on January - 28.  

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

1949  On January - 28 gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62  

1950  Preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud on this day in history.  

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

1951  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1951  Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, president of Finland (b.1867) on January - 28.  

1953  On this day in history j Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"  

1956  On this day in history elvis Presley's first TV appearance (Dorsey Brothers Stage Show)  

1957  On January - 28 fred Stein, TV panelist (Live Begins at 80), dies at 88  

1958  Construction began on first private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor on this day in history.  

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  On January - 28 jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54  

1961  On January - 28 republic of Rwanda proclaimed  

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 January - 28.  

1963  Jean Felix Piccard, swiss explorer, dies on his 79th birthday on January - 28.  

1965  The Who make their first appearance on British TV on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  On January - 28 birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  On January - 28 birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on January - 28.  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on January - 28.  

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  On January - 28 death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

1119  On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

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

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  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.  

1528  On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies