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January 28th, 2008 (January 28 2008)DeathChristodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece (born in 1939)
January 28th, 2008 (January 28 2008)DeathBengt Lindstrom, Swedish artist (born in 1925)
January 28th, 2007 (January 28 2007)DeathCarlo Clerici, Swiss professional road racing cyclist (born in 1929)
January 28th, 2007 (January 28 2007)DeathFather Robert Drinan, Roman Catholic Priest and American politician (born in 1920)
January 28th, 2007 (January 28 2007)DeathKarel Svoboda, Czech composer of popular music (born in 1938)
January 28th, 2007 (January 28 2007)DeathHsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress (born in 1978)
January 28th, 2007 (January 28 2007)DeathYelena Romanova, Russian athlete (born in 1963)
January 28th, 2007 (January 28 2007)DeathEmma Tillman, the world s oldest living person from January 24-28, 2007 (born in 1892)
January 28th, 2006 (January 28 2006)DeathYitzchak Kaduri, rabbi (born in around 1900)
January 28th, 2006 (January 28 2006)DeathHenry McGee, English comedian (born in 1929)
January 28th, 2005 (January 28 2005)DeathJim Capaldi, English singer and songwriter (born in 1944)
January 28th, 2005 (January 28 2005)DeathKaren Lancaume, French actress (suicide) (born in 1973)
January 28th, 2005 (January 28 2005)DeathJacques Villeret, French actor (born in 1951)
January 28th, 2004 (January 28 2004)DeathLloyd M. Bucher, U.S. Navy officer (born in 1927)
January 28th, 2004 (January 28 2004)DeathDon Cholito, Puerto Rican radio host (born in 1923)
January 28th, 2004 (January 28 2004)DeathElroy Hirsch, American football player (born in 1923)
January 28th, 2004 (January 28 2004)DeathDon Stansauk, American professional wrestler (born in 1936)
January 28th, 2004 (January 28 2004)DeathJoe Viterelli, American actor (born in 1937)
January 28th, 2002 (January 28 2002)EventTAME Flight 120, a Boeing 727-100 crashes in the Andes mountains in southern Colombia killing 92.
January 28th, 2002 (January 28 2002)DeathAstrid Lindgren, Swedish author (born in 1907)
January 28th, 2001 (January 28 2001)DeathCurt Blefary, American baseball player (born in 1943)
January 28th, 1999 (January 28 1999)DeathMarkey Robinson, Irish painter (born in 1918)
January 28th, 1999 (January 28 1999)DeathTorgny T:son Segerstedt, Swedish sociologist and philosopher (born in 1908) Philo Quotes
January 28th, 1996 (January 28 1996)DeathJoseph Brodsky, Russian-born poet, Nobel Laureate (born in 1940)Joseph Brodsky Quotes
January 28th, 1996 (January 28 1996)DeathJerry Siegel, American cartoonist (born in 1914)Jerry Siegel Quotes
January 28th, 1996 (January 28 1996)DeathBurne Hogarth, American cartoonist (born in 1911)
January 28th, 1994 (January 28 1994)DeathHal Smith, American actor (born in 1916)
January 28th, 1988 (January 28 1988)BirthHenry Mortensen (actor), American actor
January 28th, 1988 (January 28 1988)DeathKlaus Fuchs, German physicist (born in 1911)
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)EventSpace Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission (Space Shuttle Challenger disaster)Space Shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff killing all seven astronauts onboard.
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)BirthJessica Ennis, English heptathlete
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)BirthShruti Haasan, Indian actress
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)DeathGreg JarvisCrew of Space Shuttle Challenger (born in 1944)
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)DeathChrista McAuliffeCrew of Space Shuttle Challenger (born in 1948)
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)DeathRonald McNairCrew of Space Shuttle Challenger (born in 1950)
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)DeathEllison OnizukaCrew of Space Shuttle Challenger (born in 1946)
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)DeathJudith ResnikCrew of Space Shuttle Challenger (born in 1949)
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)DeathFrancis R. ScobeeCrew of Space Shuttle Challenger (born in 1939)
January 28th, 1986 (January 28 1986)DeathMichael J. SmithCrew of Space Shuttle Challenger (born in 1945)
January 28th, 1985 (January 28 1985)BirthArnold Mvuemba, French footballer
January 28th, 1984 (January 28 1984)BirthAndre Iguodala, American basketball player
January 28th, 1983 (January 28 1983)DeathBilly Fury, British singer (born in 1940)
January 28th, 1983 (January 28 1983)DeathFrank Forde, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (born in 1890)
January 28th, 1982 (January 28 1982)EventUS Army general James L. Dozier is rescued by Italian anti-terrorism forces from captivity under the Red Brigades.
January 28th, 1981 (January 28 1981)EventRonald Reagan lifts remaining domestic petroleum price and allocation controls in the United States helping to end the 1979 energy crisis and begin the 1980s oil glut.Ronald Reagan Quotes
January 28th, 1981 (January 28 1981)BirthRick Razzano, American football player
January 28th, 1981 (January 28 1981)BirthElijah Wood, American actor
January 28th, 1980 (January 28 1980)EventUSCGC Blackthorn (WLB-391) collides with the tanker Capricorn while leaving Tampa Florida and capsizes killing 23 Coast Guard crewmembers.
January 28th, 1980 (January 28 1980)BirthNick Carter, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
January 28th, 1980 (January 28 1980)BirthJesse James Hollywood, American drug dealer and fugitiveJames Wood Quotes
January 28th, 1979 (January 28 1979)BirthPixie, English model
January 28th, 1979 (January 28 1979)BirthAli Boulala, Swedish skateboarder
January 28th, 1979 (January 28 1979)DeathEileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (born in 1901)
January 28th, 1978 (January 28 1978)BirthGianluigi Buffon, Italian footballer
January 28th, 1978 (January 28 1978)BirthJamie Carragher, English footballer
January 28th, 1978 (January 28 1978)BirthPapa Bouba Diop, Senegalese footballer
January 28th, 1977 (January 28 1977)BirthDaunte Culpepper, American football player
January 28th, 1977 (January 28 1977)BirthJoey Fatone, American singer (*NSYNC)
January 28th, 1977 (January 28 1977)BirthMatt DeVries, American guitarist (Chimaira)
January 28th, 1977 (January 28 1977)BirthTakuma Sato, Japanese Formula One driver
January 28th, 1977 (January 28 1977)BirthLyle Overbay, American baseball player
January 28th, 1976 (January 28 1976)BirthMark Madsen, American basketball player
January 28th, 1976 (January 28 1976)BirthJarrod Montague, American drummer (Taproot)
January 28th, 1976 (January 28 1976)BirthLee Ingleby, British actor
January 28th, 1976 (January 28 1976)BirthMiltiadis Sapanis, Greek footballer
January 28th, 1976 (January 28 1976)BirthEmiko Kado, Japanese professional wrestler (died in 1999)
January 28th, 1975 (January 28 1975)BirthDavid Zingler, American writer
January 28th, 1975 (January 28 1975)BirthAnne Montminy, Canadian Olympic diver
January 28th, 1975 (January 28 1975)BirthLee Latchford-Evans, English singer Evans Quotes
January 28th, 1975 (January 28 1975)BirthJunior Spivey, American baseball player
January 28th, 1975 (January 28 1975)BirthTerri Colombino, American Actress
January 28th, 1974 (January 28 1974)BirthTony Delk, American basketball player
January 28th, 1974 (January 28 1974)BirthJermaine Dye, American baseball player
January 28th, 1974 (January 28 1974)BirthMagglio Ordonez, Venezuelan baseball player
January 28th, 1973 (January 28 1973)DeathJohn Banner, Austrian actor (born in 1910)
January 28th, 1972 (January 28 1972)BirthNicky Southall, English footballer
January 28th, 1971 (January 28 1971)BirthAnthony Hamilton, American soul singer
January 28th, 1971 (January 28 1971)DeathDonald Winnicott, British psychoanalyst (born in 1896)
January 28th, 1969 (January 28 1969)BirthKathryn Morris, American actress
January 28th, 1969 (January 28 1969)BirthMo Rocca, American writer and comedian
January 28th, 1969 (January 28 1969)BirthLinda Sanchez, American politician
January 28th, 1968 (January 28 1968)BirthSarah McLachlan, Canadian singer and songwriter
January 28th, 1968 (January 28 1968)BirthDJ Muggs, American musician (Cypress Hill)
January 28th, 1968 (January 28 1968)BirthRakim, born William Michael Griffin Jr., American rapper
January 28th, 1965 (January 28 1965)BirthLynda Boyd, American actress
January 28th, 1965 (January 28 1965)DeathTich Freeman, English cricketer (born in 1888)
January 28th, 1965 (January 28 1965)DeathMaxime Weygand, French soldier (born in 1867)
January 28th, 1963 (January 28 1963)BirthDan Spitz, American musician, guitarist for Anthrax
January 28th, 1963 (January 28 1963)DeathGustave Garrigou, French cyclist (born in 1884)
January 28th, 1962 (January 28 1962)BirthKeith Hamilton Cobb, American actor
January 28th, 1962 (January 28 1962)BirthSam Phillips, American singer
January 28th, 1961 (January 28 1961)BirthNormand Rochefort, Canadian ice hockey player
January 28th, 1960 (January 28 1960)BirthRobert von Dassanowsky, American cultural historian, writer, and producer
January 28th, 1960 (January 28 1960)DeathZora Neale Hurston, American author (born in 1891)Zora Neale Hurston Quotes
January 28th, 1959 (January 28 1959)BirthFrank Darabont, American filmmaker
January 28th, 1959 (January 28 1959)BirthBurkhard Dallwitz, German-born composer
January 28th, 1959 (January 28 1959)BirthRandi Rhodes, Nova M Radio personality
January 28th, 1959 (January 28 1959)BirthDave Sharp, Welsh guitarist (The Alarm)
January 28th, 1959 (January 28 1959)DeathWalter Beall, American baseball player (born in 1899)
January 28th, 1958 (January 28 1958)EventThe Lego company patented their design of Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.
January 28th, 1957 (January 28 1957)BirthFrank Skinner English comedian
January 28th, 1957 (January 28 1957)BirthMark Napier, Canadian ice hockey player
January 28th, 1955 (January 28 1955)BirthNicolas Sarkozy, President of France
January 28th, 1954 (January 28 1954)BirthRick Warren, American pastor and authorRick Warren Quotes
January 28th, 1953 (January 28 1953)BirthColin Campbell, Canadian ice hockey player and executive
January 28th, 1953 (January 28 1953)BirthChris Carter, English musician (Throbbing Gristle, Chris & Cosey)
January 28th, 1953 (January 28 1953)DeathJames Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (born in 1876)
January 28th, 1953 (January 28 1953)DeathDerek Bentley (born in 1933) (executed)
January 28th, 1951 (January 28 1951)BirthBrian Bilbray, American politician
January 28th, 1951 (January 28 1951)BirthLeonid Kadeniuk, Ukrainian cosmonaut
January 28th, 1951 (January 28 1951)DeathCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, president of Finland (b.1867)
January 28th, 1950 (January 28 1950)BirthBarbi Benton, American actress
January 28th, 1950 (January 28 1950)BirthHamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah, King of Bahrain
January 28th, 1950 (January 28 1950)BirthBob Hay, American songwriter and musician (Squalls, Bob Hay & the Jolly Beggars, Supercluster)
January 28th, 1950 (January 28 1950)DeathNikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician (born in 1883)
January 28th, 1949 (January 28 1949)BirthGregg Popovich, NBA Basketball Coach
January 28th, 1949 (January 28 1949)DeathJean-Pierre Wimille, French race car driver (born in 1908)
January 28th, 1948 (January 28 1948)BirthMikhail Baryshnikov, Russian dancer
January 28th, 1948 (January 28 1948)BirthCharles Taylor, President of Liberia
January 28th, 1947 (January 28 1947)DeathReynaldo Hahn, French composer (born in 1875)
January 28th, 1945 (January 28 1945)EventWorld War II: Supplies begin to reach the Republic of China over the newly reopened Burma Road.
January 28th, 1945 (January 28 1945)BirthRobert Wyatt, English musician
January 28th, 1944 (January 28 1944)BirthSusan Howard, American actress
January 28th, 1944 (January 28 1944)BirthJohn Tavener, English composer
January 28th, 1943 (January 28 1943)BirthPaul Henderson, Canadian ice hockey player
January 28th, 1943 (January 28 1943)BirthDick Taylor, English musician (The Rolling Stones and The Pretty Things)
January 28th, 1941 (January 28 1941)BirthJoel Crothers, American actor (died in 1985)
January 28th, 1940 (January 28 1940)BirthCarlos Slim Helu, Mexican businessman
January 28th, 1939 (January 28 1939)DeathWilliam Butler Yeats, Irish writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1865)William Butler Yeats Quotes
January 28th, 1938 (January 28 1938)EventThe World Land Speed Record on a public road is broken by driver Rudolf Caracciola in the Mercedes-Benz W195.
January 28th, 1938 (January 28 1938)BirthLeonid Zhabotynsky, Ukrainian weightlifter
January 28th, 1938 (January 28 1938)DeathBernd Rosemeyer, German racecar driver (born in 1909)
January 28th, 1937 (January 28 1937)DeathAnastasios Metaxas, Greek architect and shooter (born in 1862)
January 28th, 1936 (January 28 1936)BirthIsmail Kadare, Albanian writer
January 28th, 1936 (January 28 1936)BirthAlan Alda, American actor, writer, and directorAlan Alda Quotes
January 28th, 1935 (January 28 1935)EventIceland becomes the first Western country to legalize therapeutic abortion.
January 28th, 1935 (January 28 1935)BirthDavid Lodge, English authorDavid Lodge Quotes
January 28th, 1935 (January 28 1935)DeathMikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer (born in 1859)
January 28th, 1934 (January 28 1934)EventThe first ski tow in the United States begins operation in Vermont.
January 28th, 1934 (January 28 1934)BirthJuan Manuel Bordeu, Argentine racing driver (died in 1990)
January 28th, 1934 (January 28 1934)BirthMitr Chaibancha, Thai actor (died in 1970)
January 28th, 1933 (January 28 1933)EventThe name Pakistan is coined by Choudhary Rehmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence.
January 28th, 1933 (January 28 1933)BirthJack Hill, American film director
January 28th, 1932 (January 28 1932)EventJapanese forces attack Shanghai.
January 28th, 1929 (January 28 1929)BirthAcker Bilk, English jazz clarinetist
January 28th, 1929 (January 28 1929)BirthClaes Oldenburg, Swedish-born artist
January 28th, 1927 (January 28 1927)BirthRonnie Scott, British jazz tenor saxophonist and jazz club owner (died in 1996)
January 28th, 1927 (January 28 1927)BirthHiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director (died in 2001)
January 28th, 1922 (January 28 1922)EventKnickerbocker Storm, Washington D.C. s biggest snowfall, causes the city s greatest loss of life when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theater collapses.
January 28th, 1922 (January 28 1922)BirthRobert W. Holley, American biochemist, Nobel Laureate (died in 1993)Robert Ley Quotes
January 28th, 1921 (January 28 1921)EventA symbolic Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is installed beneath the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to honor the unknown dead of World War I.
January 28th, 1919 (January 28 1919)BirthFrancis Gabreski, American fighter pilot (died in 2002)
January 28th, 1918 (January 28 1918)EventFinnish Civil War: Rebels seized control of the capital, Helsinki, and members of the Senate of Finland go underground.
January 28th, 1918 (January 28 1918)BirthHarry Corbett, English puppeteer (Sooty) (died in 1989)
January 28th, 1918 (January 28 1918)BirthTrevor Skeet, New Zealand-born British politician (died in 2004)
January 28th, 1918 (January 28 1918)DeathJohn McCrae, Canadian poet (born in 1872)
January 28th, 1917 (January 28 1917)EventMunicipally owned streetcars take to the streets of San Francisco, California.
January 28th, 1916 (January 28 1916)EventLouis D. Brandeis becomes the first Jew appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
January 28th, 1915 (January 28 1915)EventAn act of the U.S. Congress creates the United States Coast Guard.
January 28th, 1915 (January 28 1915)DeathNikolay Umov, Russian physicist (born in 1846)
January 28th, 1912 (January 28 1912)BirthJackson Pollock, American painter (died in 1956)Jackson Pollock Quotes
January 28th, 1912 (January 28 1912)DeathGustave de Molinari, Belgian economist (born in 1819)
January 28th, 1910 (January 28 1910)BirthJohn Banner, Austrian actor (died in 1973)
January 28th, 1910 (January 28 1910)BirthArnold Moss, American actor (died in 1989)
January 28th, 1910 (January 28 1910)BirthVerda Bryant, American author
January 28th, 1909 (January 28 1909)EventUnited States troops leave Cuba with the exception of Guantanamo Bay Naval Base after being there since the Spanish-American War.
January 28th, 1909 (January 28 1909)BirthJohn Thomson, Scottish footballer (died in 1931)John Scott Quotes
January 28th, 1908 (January 28 1908)BirthPaul Misraki, French composer and songwriter (died in 1998)
January 28th, 1904 (January 28 1904)BirthCanuplin, Filipino magician and bodabil entertainer (died in 1979)
January 28th, 1903 (January 28 1903)BirthAleksander Kaminski, Polish writer (died in 1978)
January 28th, 1903 (January 28 1903)DeathAugusta Holmes, French composer (born in 1847)
January 28th, 1902 (January 28 1902)EventThe Carnegie Institution is founded in Washington, DC with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie.Andrew Carnegie Quotes
January 28th, 1899 (January 28 1899)BirthElias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (died in 1940)
January 28th, 1897 (January 28 1897)BirthValentin Kataev, Russian writer (died in 1986)
January 28th, 1892 (January 28 1892)BirthErnst Lubitsch, German-born film director (died in 1947)
January 28th, 1891 (January 28 1891)BirthBill Doak, American baseball player (died in 1954)
January 28th, 1890 (January 28 1890)BirthRobert Stroud, American convict, the Birdman of Alcatraz (died in 1963)
January 28th, 1887 (January 28 1887)EventIn a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world s largest snowflakes are reported, being 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches (20 cm) thick.
January 28th, 1887 (January 28 1887)BirthArthur Rubinstein, Polish pianist and conductor (died in 1982)
January 28th, 1886 (January 28 1886)BirthMarthe Bibesco, Romanian writer (died in 1973)
January 28th, 1884 (January 28 1884)BirthAuguste Piccard, Swiss physicist (died in 1962)
January 28th, 1880 (January 28 1880)BirthHerbert Strudwick, English cricketer (died in 1970)
January 28th, 1879 (January 28 1879)BirthFrancis Picabia, French-born painter and poet (died in 1953)
January 28th, 1878 (January 28 1878)EventYale Daily News becomes the first daily, college newspaper in the United States.
January 28th, 1874 (January 28 1874)BirthVsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatre director (died in 1940)
January 28th, 1873 (January 28 1873)BirthColette, French writer (died in 1954)
January 28th, 1871 (January 28 1871)EventFranco-Prussian War: Siege of Paris ends in French defeat and an armistice.
January 28th, 1865 (January 28 1865)BirthLala Lajpat Rai, Indian freedom fighter (died in 1928)
January 28th, 1865 (January 28 1865)BirthKaarlo Juho Stahlberg, first president of Finland (died in 1952)
January 28th, 1864 (January 28 1864)BirthCharles W. Nash, co-founder of Nash Motors, which would become American Motors as well as co-founder of Buick (died in 1948)
January 28th, 1864 (January 28 1864)BirthHerbert Akroyd Stuart, English engineerinventor of the first compression ignition engine (died in 1927)
January 28th, 1864 (January 28 1864)DeathEmile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (born in 1799)
January 28th, 1863 (January 28 1863)BirthErnst William Christmas, Australian painter (died in 1918)
January 28th, 1859 (January 28 1859)DeathFrederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1782)
January 28th, 1855 (January 28 1855)EventThe first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.
January 28th, 1855 (January 28 1855)BirthWilliam Seward Burroughs I, American inventor (died in 1898)
January 28th, 1853 (January 28 1853)BirthJose Marti, Cuban revolutionary (died in 1895)Jose Marti Quotes
January 28th, 1846 (January 28 1846)EventBattle of Aliwal, India won by British troops commanded by Sir Harry Smith.
January 28th, 1841 (January 28 1841)BirthHenry Morton Stanley, Welsh-born explorer and journalist (died in 1904)
January 28th, 1833 (January 28 1833)BirthCharles George Chinese Gordon, British soldier and administrator (died in 1885)
January 28th, 1832 (January 28 1832)DeathAugustin Daniel Belliard, French general (born in 1769)
January 28th, 1822 (January 28 1822)BirthAlexander Mackenzie, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada (died in 1892)
January 28th, 1820 (January 28 1820)EventRussian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev discovered the Antarctic continent approaching the Antarctic coast.
January 28th, 1818 (January 28 1818)BirthGeorge S. Boutwell, 20th Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1905)
January 28th, 1813 (January 28 1813)EventPride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom.
January 28th, 1784 (January 28 1784)BirthGeorge Hamilton Gordon Aberdeen, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 1860)
January 28th, 1760 (January 28 1760)EventPownal, Vermont created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants.
January 28th, 1755 (January 28 1755)BirthSamuel Thomas von Sommering, German physician (died in 1830)
January 28th, 1754 (January 28 1754)EventHorace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity.Horace Mann Quotes
January 28th, 1754 (January 28 1754)DeathLudvig Holberg, Norwegian historian and writer (born in 1684)
January 28th, 1724 (January 28 1724)EventThe Russian Academy of Sciences was founded in St. Petersburg by Peter the Great, and implemented in the Senate decree. It was called St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences until 1917.
January 28th, 1719 (January 28 1719)BirthJohann Elias Schlegel, German critic and poet (died in 1749)
January 28th, 1717 (January 28 1717)BirthMustafa III, Ottoman Sultan (died in 1774)
January 28th, 1712 (January 28 1712)BirthTokugawa Ieshige, Japanese shogun (died in 1761)
January 28th, 1706 (January 28 1706)BirthJohn Baskerville, English printer (died in 1775)
January 28th, 1701 (January 28 1701)BirthCharles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (died in 1774)
January 28th, 1697 (January 28 1697)DeathJohn Fenwick, English conspirator
January 28th, 1687 (January 28 1687)DeathJohannes Hevelius, Polish astronomer (born in 1611)
January 28th, 1681 (January 28 1681)DeathRichard Allestree, English royalist churchman (born in 1619)
January 28th, 1672 (January 28 1672)DeathPierre Seguier, Chancellor of France (born in 1588)
January 28th, 1624 (January 28 1624)EventSir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts.
January 28th, 1622 (January 28 1622)BirthAdrien Auzout, French astronomer (died in 1691)
January 28th, 1621 (January 28 1621)DeathPope Paul V (born in 1550)
January 28th, 1613 (January 28 1613)DeathThomas Bodley, English diplomat and library founder (born in 1545)
January 28th, 1611 (January 28 1611)BirthJohannes Hevelius, astronomer (died in 1687)
January 28th, 1608 (January 28 1608)BirthGiovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (died in 1679)
January 28th, 1600 (January 28 1600)BirthPope Clement IX (died in 1669)
January 28th, 1599 (January 28 1599)DeathCristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer (born in 1547)
January 28th, 1596 (January 28 1596)DeathSir Francis Drake, English explorer and soldier
January 28th, 1582 (January 28 1582)BirthJohn Barclay, Scottish writer (died in 1621)John Scott Quotes
January 28th, 1573 (January 28 1573)EventArticles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
January 28th, 1547 (January 28 1547)EventHenry VIII dies. His nine year old son, Edward VI becomes King, and the first Protestant ruler of England.
January 28th, 1547 (January 28 1547)DeathKing Henry VIII of England (born in 1491) Henry VIII of England Quotes
January 28th, 1540 (January 28 1540)BirthLudolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (died in 1610)
January 28th, 1521 (January 28 1521)EventThe Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
January 28th, 1457 (January 28 1457)BirthKing Henry VII of England (died in 1509)
January 28th, 1443 (January 28 1443)DeathRobert le Macon, Chancellor of France
January 28th, 1312 (January 28 1312)BirthQueen Joan II of Navarre (died in 1349)
January 28th, 1271 (January 28 1271)DeathIsabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (born in 1247)
January 28th, 1225 (January 28 1225)BirthSaint Thomas Aquinas (died in 1274)Thomas Aquinas Quotes
January 28th, 1077 (January 28 1077)EventWalk to Canossa: The excommunication of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor is lifted.
January 28th, 1061 (January 28 1061)DeathDuke Spytihnev II of Bohemia (born in 1031)
January 28th, 0814 (January 28 0814)DeathCharlemagne (born in 742) Charlemagne Quotes

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