Historical Events Happened In January - 28
Saturday, 25 May 2013
1991 On this day in history dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule
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 On this day in history pasadena, Texas is cleaning up after a tornado touched down on the city's main drag
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 this day in history michelangelo, "Christ &the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million
1999 The Ford Motor Company announces that it is buying the automobile division of Sweden's Volvo manufacturing company for $6.45 billion on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history 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 this day in history feb 4 - The 2007 Asian Winter Games are held in Changchun, China.