Historical Events For January - 28
Monday, 26 June 2017
1991 On this day in history 18th American Music Award M C Hammer &Janet Jackson
1991 Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule on January - 28.
1991 On this day in history dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66
1992 On January - 28 clark Tippet, dancer/choreographer, dies at 37
1993 On this day in history aben Kandel, screenwriter (Dinner at 8), dies of heart failure at 96
1994 Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose CA, 1 dead on this day in history.
1997 On January - 28 pasadena, Texas is cleaning up after a tornado touched down on the city's main drag
1997 The Monday afternoon rush hour turned into a demolition derby as freezing rain pelted streets from Vancouver to Hope. Hundreds of accidents were reported throughout the LowerMainland. The most spectacular was a 15 vehicle, after it lost control on the slippery hill on this day in history.
1998 Michelangelo, "Christ &the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million on January - 28.
1999 On January - 28 the Ford Motor Company announces that it is buying the automobile division of Sweden's Volvo manufacturing company for $6.45 billion.
2006 A trade hall roof collapses in Katowice, Poland, killing 65 people on January - 28.
2007 On January - 28 a battle between insurgents and U.S.-backed Iraqi troops kills 300 suspected terrorists in Najaf, Iraq.
2007 feb 4 - The 2007 Asian Winter Games are held in Changchun, China on this day in history.
2013 On January - 28 10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China
2014 Peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia on January - 28.