Historical Events For January - 28
Thursday, 23 March 2017
1991 18th American Music Award M C Hammer &Janet Jackson on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule
1991 On this day in history dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66
1992 Clark Tippet, dancer/choreographer, dies at 37 on January - 28.
1993 Aben Kandel, screenwriter (Dinner at 8), dies of heart failure at 96 on this day in history.
1994 On January - 28 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 January - 28.
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 January - 28.
1998 On this day in history michelangelo, "Christ &the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million
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 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 10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China on this day in history.
2014 Peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia on January - 28.