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Historical Events Happened In January - 28

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

1991  18th American Music Award M C Hammer &Janet Jackson on this day in history.  

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 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  Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose CA, 1 dead on January - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1998  On January - 28 michelangelo, "Christ &the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million  

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 this day in history.  

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

2007  feb 4 - The 2007 Asian Winter Games are held in Changchun, China on January - 28.  

2013  10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China on January - 28.  

2014  On January - 28 peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia  

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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  On January - 28 birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) was born on January - 28.  

1540  On January - 28 birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on January - 28.  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on this day in history.  

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on this day in history.  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on January - 28.  

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 January - 28.  

1061  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on January - 28.  

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

1256  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.  

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  On January - 28 death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.  

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