Historical Events For January - 28
Monday, 22 January 2018
1991 On this day in history 18th American Music Award M C Hammer &Janet Jackson
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 January - 28.
1994 On January - 28 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 On January - 28 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 January - 28.
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 January - 28.
2007 A battle between insurgents and U.S.-backed Iraqi troops kills 300 suspected terrorists in Najaf, Iraq on this day in history.
2007 On January - 28 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
2014 On January - 28 peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia
2017 On January - 28 105th Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams 6â€“4, 6â€“4, becomes player with most wins in major tournaments (39) in open era
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 January - 28.