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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Friday, 28 November 2014

1942  On January - 28 german troops occupy Benghazi Libya  

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 January - 28.  

1944  On this day in history 683 British bombers attack Berlin  

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

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

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  NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith on January - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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  On this day in history fred Stein, TV panelist (Live Begins at 80), dies at 88  

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

1961  On January - 28 republic of Rwanda proclaimed  

1962  On this day in history johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia &survives  

1963  On this day in history -34F (-37C), Cynthiana KY (state record)  

1963  Jean Felix Piccard, swiss explorer, dies on his 79th birthday on January - 28.  

1965  On January - 28 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  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

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  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on January - 28.  

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  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on this day in history.  

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 January - 28 death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

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

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.  

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