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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Monday, 24 November 2014

1942  German troops occupy Benghazi Libya on January - 28.  

1942  On January - 28 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  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 January - 28 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  Philip "Felix" Bekkers, actor (We Go on Trip), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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  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  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  On this day in history preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud  

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

1951  On January - 28 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

1953  On January - 28 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  Fred Stein, TV panelist (Live Begins at 80), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1958  Construction began on first private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor on January - 28.  

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

1963  On January - 28 -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 this day in history.  

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

1582  On this day in history birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

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  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  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on this day in history.  

1271  Death of Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247) on January - 28.  

1393  Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.