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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

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1942  On this day in history german troops occupy Benghazi Libya  

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

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

1944  683 British bombers attack Berlin on January - 28.  

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

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

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

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

1945  Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands on this day in history.  

1945  On January - 28 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  On January - 28 reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72  

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

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  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 January - 28.  

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

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

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

1958  On this day in history dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck  

1959  Soviet Union wins 62-37 for first international basketball loss by US on January - 28.  

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

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

1312  On this day in history birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

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 January - 28.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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