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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Saturday, 20 December 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 January - 28 683 British bombers attack Berlin  

1944  On January - 28 leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh  

1944  U-271 &U-571 sunk off Ireland on this day in history.  

1945  Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java on this day in history.  

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 January - 28.  

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

1947  On January - 28 "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 January - 28.  

1949  On January - 28 nY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith  

1949  Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62 on January - 28.  

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  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on January - 28.  

1951  Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, president of Finland (b.1867) on January - 28.  

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  Fred Stein, TV panelist (Live Begins at 80), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1958  On this day in history 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  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  Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54 on January - 28.  

1961  Republic of Rwanda proclaimed on this day in history.  

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 January - 28 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 this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  On January - 28 birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  On January - 28 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 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 January - 28.  

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  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.  

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 January - 28 death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France  

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