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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Monday, 21 April 2014

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 this day in history.  

1991  Dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1992  On this day in history clark Tippet, dancer/choreographer, dies at 37  

1993  Aben Kandel, screenwriter (Dinner at 8), dies of heart failure at 96 on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose CA, 1 dead  

1997  Pasadena, Texas is cleaning up after a tornado touched down on the city's main drag on this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history 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.  

1998  Michelangelo, "Christ &the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million on this day in history.  

1999  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

2007  On this day in history a battle between insurgents and U.S.-backed Iraqi troops kills 300 suspected terrorists in Najaf, Iraq.  

2007  On this day in history feb 4 - The 2007 Asian Winter Games are held in Changchun, China.  

2013  On this day in history 10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China  

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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  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

1119  On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

1256  On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

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

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