Historical Events In January - 28
Sunday, 24 September 2023
1991 On January - 28 18th American Music Award M C Hammer &Janet Jackson
1991 Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule on January - 28.
1991 Dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66 on January - 28.
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 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 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 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 A trade hall roof collapses in Katowice, Poland, killing 65 people on January - 28.
2007 On January - 28 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 10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China on this day in history.
2014 On this day in history peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia
2017 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
2018 60th Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars wins Best Song "That's What I Like," and Best Album "24K Magic" on January - 28.
2018 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marin ÄŒilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to win his record 20th Grand Slam title on this day in history.
2018 On January - 28 seven survivors from missing Kiribati ferry carrying 100 people rescued after week at sea
2018 French drivers Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia win their 6th Monte Carlo Rally in an M-Sport Ford WRT on this day in history.
2019 The U.S. Justice Department charges Chinese tech firm Huawei with multiple counts of fraud, raising U.S.â€“China tensions on January - 28.
2020 US President Donald Trump releases his Middle East peace plan alongside Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on January - 28.
2021 Bernie Sanders mittens worn to the inauguration raise $1.8 million for Vermont charities after images go viral on January - 28.