Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Thursday, 24 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 Clark Tippet, dancer/choreographer, dies at 37 on this day in history.
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 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