Historical Events In January - 28
Thursday, 19 April 2018
1991 On January - 28 18th American Music Award M C Hammer &Janet Jackson
1991 Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule on January - 28.
1991 Dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose CA, 1 dead on this day in history.
1997 Pasadena, Texas is cleaning up after a tornado touched down on the city's main drag on this day in history.
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 Michelangelo, "Christ &the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million on this day in history.
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 On January - 28 a trade hall roof collapses in Katowice, Poland, killing 65 people.
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 January - 28 feb 4 - The 2007 Asian Winter Games are held in Changchun, China.
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 this day in history.
2017 105th Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4, becomes player with most wins in major tournaments (39) in open era on this day in history.
2017 US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull have a contentious phone call over deal for US to take 1,250 refugees on this day in history.