January 28 in History – What happened on 28 January in Past

28 January - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, January 28 is the day number 28 in a given year. January 28 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

January 28 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
98Trajan, namesake of a forum, a market and a column in Rome, succeeded his adoptive father Nerva as Roman emperor.
1077Pope Gregory VII lifted the excommunication of Henry IV after the Holy Roman Emperor made his trek from Speyer to Canossa Castle tobeg the pope for forgiveness for his actions in the Investiture Controversy.
1393King Charles VI of France was nearly killed when severaldancers' costumes caught fire during a masquerade ball.
1547Nine-year-old Edward VI became the first Protestant ruler of England, during whose reign Protestantism was established for the first time in the country with reforms that included the abolition of clericalcelibacy and the mass.
1725Peter Mahan, the third king of the Romanoff family in Russia, died at the age of 53. He ascended the throne in 1696 AD.
1754Horace Walpole coined the word 'serendipity' in a letter he wrote to a friend, saying that he derived the term from the Persian fairy tale The Three Princes of Serendip.
1770Frederick North Augustus became Prime Minister of Great Britain following the resignation of Fitz Roy.
1813The novel Pride and Prejudice by English author Jane Austen was published, using material from an unpublished manuscript that she originally wrote between 1796 and 1797.
1819Sir Stamford Raffles discovered Singapore.
1821Alexander Island, the largest island of Antarctica, was discovered by Russian explorer Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen.
1846In the Battle of Aliwal, the British army defeated Ranjodh Singh's army.
1846The British defeated the Sikhs of Punjab at the Battle of Allwal.
1851Northwestern University was established in Illinois.
1859The city of Olympia was incorporated into the state of Washington, United States.
1865Lala Lajpat Rai, a freedom fighter popularly known as Punjab Kesari, was born in Punjab.
1871The Purishis surrendered before Paris.
1878First telephone exchange formed in New Haven, USA.
1899Field Marshal K.M., the first Indian Army Chief of the Indian Army. Cariappa was born.
1902Washington dc Carnegie Institution was established in.
1922Snowfall from the biggest recorded snowstorm in Washington, D.C. history caused the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre to collapse, killing 98 people.
1928Raja Ramanna, the country's leading physicist, was born.
1933Choudhry Rahmat Ali published a pamphlet entitled 'Now or Never' in which he called for the creation of a Muslim state in northwest India that he termed 'Pakstan'.
1935Iceland became the first Western country to legalize abortion.
1950Hiralal J. Kania became the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of independent India.
1958The Danish toy company Lego Group patented their design of Lego bricks.
1960China and Burma (now Myanmar) signed an agreement specifying the border between the two countries.
1961The foundation of the first factory of HMT watches was laid in Bangalore.
1964An unarmed US Air Force T-39 Sabreliner on a training missionwas shot down over Erfurt, East Germany, by a Soviet MiG-19, killing allthree aboard.
1981Ronald 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.
1982After having been kidnapped by the Italian Red Brigade 42 daysearlier, General James L. Dozier of the United States Army was freed by the anti-terrorist force NOCS.
1984Tropical Storm Domoina made land fall in southern Mozambique, causing some of the most severe flooding recorded in the region.
1986Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission – Space Shuttle Challenger explodes after lift off, killing all seven astronauts on board.
1986The spacecraft Challenger was destroyed in an explosion 73 seconds after its 10th flight, killing all 7 astronauts on board.
1990London started publishing the magazine “Independent on Sunday” in the year 1990.
1991The 18th American music award announced HC Hammer and Janet Jackson lacked the award.
199439 years old actress Lorraine Braco weds 46 years old actor Edward James Olmas.
19944 died due to helicopter crash in the office building of in San Jose, California.
1999The lamb was born from a protected embryo for the first time in India.
2003President George W. Bush in his state of the union address stated that Saddam Hussian had tried to acquire significant quantities of uranium from Africa.
2007Famous musician O.P. Nayyar died.
2010The five convicts were hanged for the assassination of Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
2011In 2011 (January 28) President Mubarak asks his government to resign because of the some problem in management.
2012The protest run for occupying Oakland in Oakland city turning into a violent movement in California and approximately 300 people were arrested.
2012The bombings in Kano, Nigeria killed 185 people.
2014The company Apple releases the earning of the fourth quarter of 2013 and this year it has faced a deficit in it's around because of the decrease of its stock price by 8% as they sold 51 million iPhones, falling short of analyst expectations that they would sell 55 million iPhones.



Famous Birthdays of January 28:

YearName / Profession / Country
1940Carlos Slim / Business Man / Mexico
1938Tomas Lindahl / Academic / United Kingdom
1818George S. Boutwell / Politician / United States of America
1939Pratap Singh Rane / Politician / India
1980Yasuhito Endō / Footballer / Japan
1925Raja Ramanna / Politician / India
1719Johann Elias Schlegel / Poet / Germany
1873Monty Noble / Cricketer / Australia
1874Alex Smith / Golfer / Scotland
1910John Banner / Actor / Austria
1608Giovanni Alfonso Borelli / Physicist / Italy
1986Antonis Petropoulos / Footballer / Greece
1972Mark Regan / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1884Auguste Piccard / Physicist / Switzerland
1985Lauris Dārziņš / Ice Hockey Player / Latvia
1540Ludolph van Ceulen / Academic / Germany
1968Sarah McLachlan / Singer / Canada
1978Gianluigi Buffon / Footballer / Italy
1864Herbert Akroyd Stuart / Engineer / United Kingdom
1875Julián Carrillo / Violinist / Mexico
1929Claes Oldenburg / Sculptor / United States of America
1578Cornelius Haga / Diplomat / Netherlands
1959Frank Darabont / Producer / United States of America
1943Dick Taylor / Writer / United Kingdom
1942Sjoukje Dijkstra / Skater / Netherlands
1956Richard Danielpour / Educator / United States of America
1976Mark Madsen / Basketball Player / United States of America
1911Johan van Hulst / Politician / Netherlands
1992Andrei Savchenko / Fooballer / Russia
1977Daunte Culpepper / Footballer / United States of America

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Read in Hindi : 28 जनवरी की प्रमुख ऐतिहासिक घटनाएं

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