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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

1942  German troops occupy Benghazi Libya on January - 28.  

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

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

1944  On January - 28 683 British bombers attack Berlin  

1944  On this day in history leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh  

1944  U-271 &U-571 sunk off Ireland on January - 28.  

1945  Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java on January - 28.  

1945  General "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell &truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China on January - 28.  

1945  On January - 28 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  "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000 on January - 28.  

1947  Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72 on January - 28.  

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

1949  UN Security council condemns Dutch aggression in Indonesia on this day in history.  

1949  NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith on this day in history.  

1949  Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1959  On January - 28 soviet Union wins 62-37 for first international basketball loss by US  

1959  Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1960  Goon Show's final episode on BBC on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54  

1961  On this day in history republic of Rwanda proclaimed  

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

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

1963  On this day in history jean Felix Piccard, swiss explorer, dies on his 79th birthday  

1965  The Who make their first appearance on British TV on January - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On January - 28 birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on January - 28.  

1457  On this day in history 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 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 January - 28.  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1061  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on January - 28.  

1119  Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on January - 28.  

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

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  On January - 28 death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  On this day in history death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  

1528  On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies  

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