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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1942  German troops occupy Benghazi Libya on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history pablo Luna y Carne, composer, dies at 61  

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 this day in history 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  Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1948  On this day in history the birth of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Soviet ballet dancer  

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

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

1949  On this day in history gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

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  J Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show" on this day in history.  

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

1957  On this day in history 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  On this day in history dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck  

1959  On this day in history soviet Union wins 62-37 for first international basketball loss by US  

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

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 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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

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

1578  On this day in history birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On this day in history birth of clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

1608  On this day in history birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

1061  On this day in history death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

1119  Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.  

1256  On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

1271  Death of Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247) on this day in history.  

1393  Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.  

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