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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Friday, 25 April 2014

1942  On this day in history 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  683 British bombers attack Berlin on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1949  On this day in history uN Security council condemns Dutch aggression in Indonesia  

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

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

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

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  Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history republic of Rwanda proclaimed  

1962  Johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia &survives on this day in history.  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1225  On this day in history 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  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  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 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  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.