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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Thursday, 23 October 2014

1942  On January - 28 german troops occupy Benghazi Libya  

1942  Pablo Luna y Carne, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1943  Chic Blackhawks beats NY Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals on January - 28.  

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

1945  Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java on January - 28.  

1945  On January - 28 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 January - 28 philip "Felix" Bekkers, actor (We Go on Trip), dies at 37  

1947  "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000 on January - 28.  

1947  Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72 on January - 28.  

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

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

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  On January - 28 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  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  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 January - 28.  

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

1959  On January - 28 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 January - 28 jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54  

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 this day in history -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 January - 28 birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on January - 28.  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on this day in history.  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on January - 28.  

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 January - 28.  

Famous Deaths In January - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0814  On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

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  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 January - 28.  

1528  On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies