Historical Events For January - 28
Thursday, 23 February 2017
1991 On January - 28 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 On January - 28 dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66
1992 Clark Tippet, dancer/choreographer, dies at 37 on January - 28.
1993 On January - 28 aben Kandel, screenwriter (Dinner at 8), dies of heart failure at 96
1994 On this day in history helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose CA, 1 dead
1997 On January - 28 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 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 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 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 Peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia on January - 28.