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Aachen or Bad Aachen, French and traditional English: Aix-la-Chapelle, is a spa and border city.
The Abbasid Caliphate (or ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلْعَبَّاسِيَّة) was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus.
Abortion law permits, prohibits, restricts, or otherwise regulates the availability of abortion.
Bernard Stanley "Acker" Bilk, (28 January 1929 – 2 November 2014) was an English clarinettist and vocalist known for his appearance – goatee, bowler hat and striped waistcoat – and breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register clarinet style.
Adrien Auzout (28 January 1622 – 23 May 1691) was a French astronomer.
Abdallah ibn al-Muktafi (عبدالله بن المكتفي) (905 – September/October 949), better known by his regnal name al-Mustakfi bi-llah (المستكفي بالله, "Desirous of Being Satisfied with God Alone") was the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from 944 to 946.
Abū ʾl-Qāsim al-Faḍl ibn al-Muqtadir (914 – September/October 974), better known by his regnal name of al-Mutīʿ li-ʾllāh (المطيع لله, "obedient to God"), was the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from 946 to 974.
Alan Alda (born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author.
Aleksander Kamiński, assumed name: Aleksander Kędzierski.
Alexander Smith (28 January 1874 – 21 April 1930) was a Scottish-American professional golfer who played in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Alexander Surtees Chancellor, CBE (4 January 1940 – 28 January 2017) was a British journalist.
Alexander Mackenzie (January 28, 1822April 17, 1892), was a Scottish-Canadian politician who served as the second Prime Minister of Canada, in office from 1873 to 1878.
Alice Neel (January 28, 1900 – October 13, 1984) was an American visual artist, who was known for her portraits depicting friends, family, lovers, poets, artists and strangers.
Anastasios Metaxas (Αναστάσιος Μεταξάς, 27 February 1862 – 28 January 1937) was a Greek architect and shooter.
The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.
Andre Tyler Iguodala (born January 28, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Andrei Olegovich Savchenko (Андрей Олегович Савченко; born January 28, 1992) is a Russian professional football player who last played for FC Metallurg-Oskol Stary Oskol.
Andrew Carnegie (but commonly or;MacKay, p. 29. November 25, 1835August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist.
Anna Ruby Gaye (née Gordy; January 28, 1922 – January 31, 2014) was an American businesswoman, composer and songwriter.
Anna Records was a short-lived record label, known as a forerunner of Motown, founded by sisters Anna and Gwen Gordy and Roquel Billy Davis in 1959 and located in Detroit, Michigan.
Anne Panter (born 28 January 1984) is an English field hockey international, who was a member of the England and Great Britain women's field hockey team since 2002, and was part of the bronze medal winning team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Ariel Winter Workman (born January 28, 1998), better known as Ariel Winter, is an American actress and voice actress.
An armistice is a formal agreement of warring parties to stop fighting.
Army Day (Բանակի օր) is a public holiday of Armenia celebrated on January 28.
Arnaldur Indriðason (pronounced; born 1961) is an Icelandic writer of crime fiction; most of his books feature the protagonist Detective Erlendur.
Arnold Makengo Mvuemba (born 28 January 1985) is a French-Congolese professional footballer who plays for FC Lorient as a midfielder.
Arthur Rubinstein (Artur Rubinstein; 28 January 188720 December 1982) was a Polish American classical pianist.
Asad Shafiq (Urdu:, born 28 January 1986 in Karachi) is a Pakistani international cricketer and the current vice captain of the Pakistan Test cricket team.
Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (born Ericsson;; 14 November 1907 – 28 January 2002) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays.
Augusta (Mary Anne) Holmès (18 December 1847 – 28 January 1903) was a French composer of Irish descent (her father was from Youghal, Co. Cork).
Auguste Antoine Piccard (28 January 1884 – 24 March 1962) was a Swiss physicist, inventor and explorer, known for his record-breaking helium-filled balloon flights, with which he studied Earth's upper atmosphere and cosmic rays, and for his invention of the first bathyscaphe, FNRS-2, with which he made a number of unmanned dives in 1948 to explore the ocean's depths.
Augustin Daniel Belliard, comte Belliard et de l'Empire (25 May 1769 in Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendée – 28 January 1832 in Brussels) was a French general.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.
Ayşe Nur Zarakolu (née Sarısözen) (9 May 1946 – 28 January 2002) was a Turkish author, publisher and human rights advocate.
The Bal des Ardents (Ball of the Burning Men) or Bal des Sauvages (Ball of the Wild Men) was a masquerade ballSources vary whether the event was a masquerade or a masque.
Barbi Benton (born Barbara Lynn Klein; January 28, 1950) is an American model, actress and singer.
The Battle of Aliwal was fought on 28 January 1846 between the British and the Sikhs.
Ben Clucas (born 28 January 1984) is a British racing driver.
Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron (26 February 1799 – 28 January 1864) was a French engineer and physicist, one of the founders of thermodynamics.
Bernd Rosemeyer (14 October 1909 – 28 January 1938) was a German racing driver and a member of the SS.
Freddie Ross (born on January 28, 1978) is an American musician best known by the stage name Big Freedia and for work in the New Orleans genre of hip hop called bounce music.
William "Billy Bass" Nelson (born January 28, 1951) is a U.S. musician, who was the original bassist for Funkadelic.
Anthony William Brownless (born 28 January 1967) is a former Australian rules footballer and radio and television media personality who represented in the Australian Football League (AFL) during the 1980s and 1990s.
Ronald Wycherley (17 April 1940 – 28 January 1983), better known by his stage name Billy Fury, was an English singer from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s, and remained an active songwriter until the 1980s.
William Norris "Billy" Powell (June 3, 1952 – January 28, 2009) was an American musician and a longtime keyboardist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 until his death in 2009.
The blizzard of 1977 hit Western New York as well as Southern Ontario from January 28 to February 1.
Bob Moses (born January 28, 1948) is an American jazz drummer.
Robert James Tizard (7 June 1924 – 28 January 2016) was a Labour politician from New Zealand.
The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe.
The Boeing 727 is a midsized, narrow-body three-engined jet aircraft built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from the early 1960s to 1984.
Brian Phillip Bilbray (born January 28, 1951) is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative for, serving from 2006 to 2012, and previously for the 49th district from 1995 to 2001.
Brian Fallon (born January 28, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Bruno Metsu (28 January 1954 – 14 October 2013) was a French footballer and football manager.
Vincent Albert "Buddy" Cianci Jr. (April 30, 1941 – January 28, 2016) was an American lawyer, radio talk show host, politician, and political commentator who served as the mayor of Providence, Rhode Island (1975–84, 1991–2002).
Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.
The Burma Road was a road linking Burma with the southwest of China.
Burne Hogarth (December 25, 1911 – January 28, 1996) was an American cartoonist, illustrator, educator, author and theoretician, best known for his work on the Tarzan newspaper comic strip and his series of anatomy books for artists.
The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment.
The Buyid dynasty or the Buyids (آل بویه Āl-e Buye), also known as Buwaihids, Bowayhids, Buyahids, or Buyyids, was an Iranian Shia dynasty of Daylamite origin.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
Carl Klingberg (born 28 January 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward.
Carlo Clerici (3 September 1929, Zurich – 28 January 2007, Zurich) was a Swiss professional road bicycle racer.
Carlos Slim Helú (born January 28, 1940) is a Mexican business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropist.
The Carnegie Institution of Washington (the organization's legal name), known also for public purposes as the Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS), is an organization in the United States established to fund and perform scientific research.
The Carolingian Empire (800–888) was a large empire in western and central Europe during the early Middle Ages.
Charlemagne or Charles the Great (Karl der Große, Carlo Magno; 2 April 742 – 28 January 814), numbered Charles I, was King of the Franks from 768, King of the Lombards from 774, and Holy Roman Emperor from 800.
Major-General Charles George Gordon CB (28 January 1833 – 26 January 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British Army officer and administrator.
Charles Gray Round (28 January 1797 – 1 December 1867) was a barrister and the Conservative member of parliament (MP) for North Essex 1837–47.
Charles Marie de La Condamine (28 January 1701 – 4 February 1774) was a French explorer, geographer, and mathematician.
Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor (born 28 January 1948) is a former Liberian politician who served as the 22nd President of Liberia from 2 August 1997 until his resignation on 11 August 2003.
Charles VI (3 December 1368 – 21 October 1422), called the Beloved (le Bien-Aimé) and the Mad (le Fol or le Fou), was King of France for 42 years from 1380 to his death in 1422.
Charles Williams Nash (January 28, 1864 – June 6, 1948) was an American automobile entrepreneur who served as an executive in the automotive industry.
Lobsang Trinley Lhündrub Chökyi Gyaltsen (19 February 1938 – 28 January 1989) was the tenth Panchen Lama of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism.
Chaudhry Rehmat Ali (In Punjabi and) (16 November 1893 – 3 February 1951) was a Pakistani Punjabi Muslim nationalist who was one of the earliest proponents of the creation of the state of Pakistan.
Sharon Christa McAuliffe (born Sharon Christa Corrigan; September 2, 1948 – January 28, 1986) was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire and one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' disaster.
Christian Felix Weiße (1726–1804) was a German writer and pedagogue.
Claes Oldenburg (born January 28, 1929) is an American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring large replicas of everyday objects.
Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, 28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954) was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948.
Colin John Campbell (born January 28, 1953) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman, coach and the former Senior Vice President and current Executive Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League.
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
Daniel Carcillo (born January 28, 1985) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger.
Data Privacy Day (known in Europe as Data Protection Day) is an international holiday that occurs every 28 January.
Daunte Rachard Culpepper (born January 28, 1977) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons, primarily with the Minnesota Vikings.
David Carl Hilmers (born January 28, 1950) is a former NASA astronaut.
David Valentine Lawrence (nicknamed Syd) (born 28 January 1964, Gloucester, England) is a former English cricketer, who played in five Tests and one ODI for England from 1988 to 1992.
David John Lodge CBE (born 28 January 1935) is an English author and literary critic.
The Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia Tuarua o Aotearoa) is the second-most senior minister in the Government of New Zealand, although this seniority does not necessarily translate into power.
Dervorguilla of Galloway (c. 1210 – 28 January 1290) was a 'lady of substance' in 13th century Scotland, the wife from 1223 of John, 5th Baron de Balliol, and mother of John I, a future king of Scotland.
Francis Richard Scobee (May 19, 1939 – January 28, 1986) was an American astronaut.
Richard Clifford Taylor (born 28 January 1943) is an English musician, best known as the guitarist and founder member of the Pretty Things.
The Diet of Worms 1521 (Reichstag zu Worms) was an imperial diet (assembly) of the Holy Roman Empire held at the Heylshof Garden in Worms, then an Imperial Free City of the Empire.
Don Starkell (December 7, 1932 – January 28, 2012) was a Canadian adventurer, diarist and author, perhaps best known for his achievements in canoeing.
Donald Woods Winnicott (7 April 1896 – 25 January 1971) was an English paediatrician and psychoanalyst who was especially influential in the field of object relations theory.
Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.
Dwight Leonard Gustafson (April 20, 1930 – January 28, 2014) was an American composer, conductor, and dean of the School of Fine Arts at Bob Jones University.
Earl of Northumbria was a title in the Anglo-Danish, late Anglo-Saxon, and early Anglo-Norman period in England.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
East Peckham is a small town in Kent, England, made up of nine hamlets and situated about east of Tonbridge on the River Medway.
The Eastern Hungarian Kingdom (in Hungarian: Keleti Magyar Királyság) is a modern term used by historians to designate the realm of John Zápolya and his son John Sigismund Zápolya, who contested the claims of the House of Habsburg to rule the Kingdom of Hungary from 1526 to 1570.
Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth David (28 January 1858 – 28 August 1934), professionally known as Edgeworth David, was a Welsh Australian geologist and Antarctic explorer.
The Edict of Torda (tordai ediktum) was a decree that authorized local communities to freely elect their preachers in the "eastern Hungarian Kingdom" of John Sigismund Zápolya.
Edith Marie Flanigen (born January 28, 1929) is a noted American chemist, known for her work on synthesis of emeralds, and later zeolites for molecular sieves at Union Carbide.
Edward Victor Siegler (August 14, 1881 – January 28, 1942) was an American gymnast and track and field athlete who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.
Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death.
Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor, voice actor, DJ, and producer.
was an American astronaut from Kealakekua, Hawaii, who successfully flew into space with the Space Shuttle ''Discovery'' on STS-51-C. He died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle ''Challenger'', on which he was serving as Mission Specialist for mission STS-51-L. He was the first Asian American and the first person of Japanese ancestry to reach space.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
Emmy Destinn (26 February 1878 – 28 January 1930) was a Czech operatic soprano with a strong and soaring lyric-dramatic voice.
Erfurt is the capital and largest city in the state of Thuringia, central Germany.
Erkki Pohjanheimo (born 28 January 1942 in Multia) is a Finnish TV-producer and director.
Ernest William Christmas (1863–1918) was an Australian painter.
Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
Excommunication is an institutional act of religious censure used to deprive, suspend, or limit membership in a religious community or to restrict certain rights within it, in particular receiving of the sacraments.
Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon, (1 November 1782 – 28 January 1859), styled The Honourable F. J. Robinson until 1827 and known as The Viscount Goderich between 1827 and 1833, the name by which he is best known to history, was a British politician of the Regency era.
Famine relief is an organized effort to reduce starvation in a region in which there is famine.
Father Ferdinand Verbiest (9 October 1623 – 28 January 1688) was a Flemish Jesuit missionary in China during the Qing dynasty.
The Finnish Civil War was a conflict for the leadership and control of Finland during the country's transition from a Grand Duchy of the Russian Empire to an independent state.
The flag of Canada, often referred to as the Canadian flag, or unofficially as the Maple Leaf and l'Unifolié (French for "the one-leafed"), is a national flag consisting of a red field with a white square at its centre in the ratio of 1:2:1, in the middle of which is featured a stylized, red, 11-pointed maple leaf charged in the centre.
Florentino "the Ox" Fernández (March 7, 1936 – January 28, 2013) was a Cuban middleweight who fought from 1956 to 1972.
The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, Guerre franco-allemande), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1871) or in Germany as 70/71, was a conflict between the Second French Empire of Napoleon III and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.
The Franco-Thai War (กรณีพิพาทอินโดจีน Guerre franco-thaïlandaise) (1940–1941) was fought between Thailand (Siam) and France over certain areas of French Indochina.
Frank Árpád Darabont (born Ferenc Árpád Darabont, January 28, 1959) is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.
Frank Doubleday (January 28, 1945 - March 3, 2018) was an American actor whose most notable roles are as film villains.
Francis Michael Forde (18 July 189028 January 1983) was an Australian politician who served as Prime Minister of Australia from 6 to 13 July 1945.
Frank Skinner (born Christopher Graham Collins; 28 January 1957) is an English writer, comedian, TV and radio presenter, and actor.
Franklin Gene Bissell (April 12, 1926 – January 28, 2016) was an American football player and coach.
Freedom of religion is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance without government influence or intervention.
Francis Stanley "Gabby" Gabreski (born Franciszek Stanisław Gabryszewski; January 28, 1919 – January 31, 2002) was a Polish-American career pilot in the United States Air Force, retiring as a colonel with 26 years of military service.
Gao Jixing (高季興) (858 – January 28, 929), né Gao Jichang (高季昌), known for some time as Zhu Jichang (朱季昌), courtesy name Yisun (貽孫), formally Prince Wuxin of Chu (楚武信王), was the founder of Jingnan, also known as Nanping, one of the states during the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
Geoffrey James "Geoff" Nicholls (28 February 1948 – 28 January 2017) was a British musician and keyboardist, and longtime member of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, until 2004.
George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, (28 January 178414 December 1860), styled Lord Haddo from 1791 to 1801, was a British politician, diplomat and landowner, successively a Tory, Conservative and Peelite, who served as Prime Minister from 1852 until 1855 in a coalition between the Whigs and Peelites, with Radical and Irish support.
George Sewall Boutwell (January 28, 1818 – February 27, 1905) was an American politician, lawyer, and statesman from Massachusetts.
Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon, Ufficiale OMRI (born 28 January 1978) is an Italian professional footballer who last played as a goalkeeper for Juventus.
Giorgio Lamberti (born 28 January 1969) is an Italian former swimmer.
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (28 January 1608 – 31 December 1679) was a Renaissance Italian physiologist, physicist, and mathematician.
The Governor of New Hampshire is the head of the executive branch of New Hampshire's state government.
The governor of the Argentine province of Santa Fe is the highest executive officeholder of the province.
In France, under the Ancien Régime, the officer of state responsible for the judiciary was the Grand Chancellor of France (Grand Chancelier de France).
Gregg Charles Popovich (born January 28, 1949) is an American professional basketball coach.
Gregor Joseph Werner (28 January 1693 – 3 March 1766) was an Austrian composer.
Gregory Bruce Jarvis (August 24, 1944 – January 28, 1986) was an American engineer who died during the destruction of the Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' on mission STS-51-L, where he was serving as Payload Specialist for Hughes Aircraft.
Grupo Carso or Grupo Sanborns SAB is a Mexican global conglomerate company owned by Carlos Slim.
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Base Naval de la Bahía de Guantánamo), officially known as Naval Station Guantanamo Bay or NSGB (also called GTMO because of the abbreviation of Guantanamo or Gitmo because of the common pronunciation of this word by the U.S. military), is a United States military base located on 120 square kilometres (45 sq mi) of land and water at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, which the U.S. leased for use as a coaling station and naval base in 1903 for $2,000 in gold per year until 1934, when the payment was set to match the value in gold in dollars; in 1974, the yearly lease was set to $4,085.
Saint Gontrand (c. AD 532 in Soissons – 28 January AD 592 in Chalon-sur-Saône), also called Gontran, Gontram, Guntram, Gunthram, Gunthchramn, and Guntramnus, was the king of the Kingdom of Orleans from AD 561 to AD 592.
Gustaaf Deloor (b. De Klinge, 24 June 1913 – d. Mechelen, 28 January 2002) was a Belgian road racing cyclist and the winner of the first two editions of the Vuelta a España in 1935 and 1936.
Gustave de Molinari (3 March 1819 – 28 January 1912) was a political economist and classical liberal theorist born in Liège, in the Walloon region of Belgium, and was associated with French laissez-faire economists such as Frédéric Bastiat and Hippolyte Castille.
Cyprien Gustave Garrigou (24 September 1884 – 23 January 1963) was one of the best professional racing cyclists of his era.
Guy XIV de Laval, François de Montfort-Laval, (28 January 1406 – 2 September 1486, Châteaubriant), comte de Laval, baron de Vitré and of La Roche-Bernard, seigneur of Gâvre, of Acquigny, of Tinténiac, of Montfort and Gaël, of Bécherel, was a French nobleman, known for his account of Joan of Arc.
Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa (حمد بن عيسى بن سلمان آل خليفة; born 28 January 1950) is the first King of Bahrain (since 14 February 2002), having previously been its second Emir (from 6 March 1999).
Hans Aumeier (20 August 1906 – 28 January 1948) was an SS commander during the Nazi era who was the deputy commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp.
Harry Corbett OBE (28 January 1918 – 17 August 1989) was an English puppeteer, magician and television and stage presenter, who is best known as the creator of the glove puppet character Sooty in 1948.
Harry T. Gamble (December 26, 1930 – January 28, 2014) was an American football coach and executive.
The Harrying of the North was a series of campaigns waged by William the Conqueror in the winter of 1069–70 to subjugate northern England.
Hattie N. Harrison (February 11, 1928 – January 28, 2013) was an American politician who served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1973.
Helen Battles Sawyer Hogg, CC (1 August 1905 – 28 January 1993) was an astronomer noted for pioneering research into globular clusters and variable stars.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
Henry IV (Heinrich IV; 11 November 1050 – 7 August 1106) became King of the Germans in 1056.
Sir Henry Morton Stanley (born John Rowlands; 28 January 1841 – 10 May 1904) was a Welsh journalist and explorer who was famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone.
Henry VII (Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was the King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 to his death on 21 April 1509.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
Herbert "Bert" Strudwick (28 January 1880 – 14 February 1970) was an English wicket-keeper.
was a Japanese electrical engineer from Osaka, Japan.
A highway is any public or private road or other public way on land.
was a Japanese avant-garde filmmaker.
The Holy Roman Emperor (historically Romanorum Imperator, "Emperor of the Romans") was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire (800-1806 AD, from Charlemagne to Francis II).
The Holy Roman Empire (Sacrum Romanum Imperium; Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic but mostly German complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.
Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (24 September 1717 – 2 March 1797), also known as Horace Walpole, was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician.
Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Industria de Diseño Textil, S.A. (Inditex;,; Textile Design Industry) is a Spanish multinational clothing company headquartered in Arteixo (A Coruña) in Galicia.
Isabella of Aragon (1248 – 28 January 1271) was Queen consort of France from 1270 to 1271 by marriage to Philip III of France.
Islam is the second largest religion in India, with 14.2% of the country's population or roughly 172 million people identifying as adherents of Islam (2011 census) as an ethnoreligious group.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985) is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
Jack Hill (born January 28, 1933) is an American film director in the exploitation film genre.
Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956) was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.
James Lee Dozier (born April 10, 1931) is a retired United States Army officer.
James Henry "Jim" Scullin (18 September 1876 – 28 January 1953) was an Australian Labor Party politician and the ninth Prime Minister of Australia.
James Lee Duncan Carragher (born 28 January 1978) is an English retired footballer who played as a defender for Premier League club Liverpool during a career which spanned 17 years.
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.
January 27 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - January 29 All fixed commemorations below are observed on February 10 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
The January 28 Incident or Shanghai Incident (January 28 – March 3, 1932) was a conflict between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan, before official hostilities of the Second Sino-Japanese War commenced in 1937.
Jean-Pierre Wimille (26 February 1908 – 28 January 1949) was a Grand Prix motor racing driver and a member of the French Resistance during World War II.
Cynthia Jeanne Shaheen (née Bowers; January 28, 1947) is the senior United States Senator from New Hampshire.
Jermaine Trevell Dye (born January 28, 1974) is an American former professional baseball right fielder.
Jerome Siegel (October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996),Roger Stern.
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill (born 28 January 1986) is a retired British track and field athlete from England, specialising in multi-eventing disciplines and 100 metres hurdles.
Nicola James Capaldi (2 August 1944 – 28 January 2005) was an English drummer, singer and songwriter.
James Ernest Bryan (January 28, 1926 – June 19, 1960) was an American racecar driver who won the 1958 Indianapolis 500.
Jing Yanguang (景延廣) (892Old History of the Five Dynasties, vol. 88.-January 28, 947Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 286..), courtesy name Hangchuan (航川), was a general and official of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period state Later Jin.
Jingnan (also called Nanping (南平)) was one of the Ten Kingdoms in south-central China created in 924, marking the beginning of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period (907–960).
Joan II (Jeanne; 28 January 1312 – 6 October 1349) was Queen of Navarre from 1328 until her death.
João Franco Ferreira Pinto Castelo-Branco, GCTE ((14 February 1855 in Alcaide, Fundão – 4 April 1929 in Anadia) was a Portuguese politician, minister, 43rd Minister for Treasury Affairs (14 January 1890) and 73rd Prime Minister, in the last years of the Portuguese monarchy.
Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr. (born January 28, 1977), is an American singer, dancer, actor and television personality.
Johan Willem van Hulst (28 January 1911 – 22 March 2018) was a Dutch school director, university professor, author, chess player and politician.
Johann Elias Schlegel (January 17, 1719 – August 13, 1749) was a German critic and dramatic poet.
Johannes Hevelius Some sources refer to Hevelius as Polish.
John Balliol (– late 1314), known derisively as Toom Tabard (meaning "empty coat") was King of Scots from 1292 to 1296.
John Banner (born Johann Banner, 28 January 1910 – 28 January 1973) was an Austrian-born American film and television actor.
John Barclay (28 January 1582 – 15 August 1621) was a Scottish writer, satirist and neo-Latin poet.
John Baskerville (baptised 28 January 1706 – 8 January 1775) was an English businessman, in areas including japanning and papier-mâché, but he is best remembered as a printer and type designer.
John Harry Cacavas (August 13, 1930 – January 28, 2014) was an American composer and conductor probably best known for his television scores, such as Kojak, for which he was the chief composer.
John Dynham, 1st Baron Dynham (c. 1433–1501) of Nutwell in the parish of Woodbury and of Hartland, both in Devon, was an English peer and politician.
Captain John Hart (25 February 1809 – 28 January 1873) was a South Australian politician and a Premier of South Australia.
John McCreary Fabian (born January 28, 1939) is a former NASA astronaut, Air Force officer, and director who flew two space shuttle missions and on the development of the shuttle's robotic arm.
Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (November 30, 1872 – January 28, 1918) was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I, and a surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres, in Belgium.
John Perkins (born January 28, 1945) is an American author.
John Sigismund Zápolya or Szapolyai (Szapolyai János Zsigmond; 7 July 1540 – 14 March 1571) was King of Hungary as John II from 1540 to 1551, and from 1556 to 1570, and the first Prince of Transylvania from 1570 to his death.
Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was an English composer, known for his extensive output of religious works, including The Protecting Veil, Song for Athene and The Lamb.
John Thomson (28 January 1909 – 5 September 1931) was a Scottish footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Celtic and the Scotland national football team.
Jordan Kahu (born 28 January 1991) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League.
Jorge Alberto Obeid (24 November 1947 – 28 January 2014) was an Argentine Justicialist Party (PJ) politician, a member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies and former governor of Santa Fe Province.
José Julián Martí Pérez (January 28, 1853 – May 19, 1895) was a Cuban National Hero and an important figure in Latin American literature.
Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Ио́сиф Алекса́ндрович Бро́дский; 24 May 1940 – 28 January 1996) was a Russian and American poet and essayist.
Saint Joseph Freinademetz, S.V.D., (April 15, 1852 - January 28, 1908) was an Austrian Roman Catholic priest and missionary in China.
Juan Manuel Bordeu (28 January 1934 – 24 November 1990) was a racing driver from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Judith Arlene Resnik (April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986) was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who died when the Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' was destroyed during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American female astronaut in space, logging 145 hours in orbit.
Juergen Teller (born January 28, 1964) is a German artist and fine-art and fashion photographer.
Saint Julián (1127 – 28 January 1208) was a Spanish Roman Catholic prelate who served as the Bishop of Cuenca from 1196 until his death.
Julián Carrillo Trujillo (January 28, 1875 – September 9, 1965) was a Mexican composer,Camp, Roderic Ai (1995).
Julián Felipe (January 28, 1861 – October 2, 1944), was the composer of the music of the Philippine national anthem, formerly known as "Marcha Nacional Filipina", now known as Lupang Hinirang.
Ernest Lee "Junior" Spivey, Jr. (born January 28, 1975) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball.
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (28 January 1865 – 22 September 1952) was a Finnish jurist and academic, who played a central role in the drafting of the Constitution of Finland in 1919.
Karel Čáslavský (28 January 1937 – 2 January 2013) was a Czech film historian and television host.
Karel Svoboda (19 December 1938 – 28 January 2007) was a Czech composer of popular music.
Dame Kathleen Lonsdale, DBE, FRS (née Yardley; 28 January 1903 – 1 April 1971) was an Irish crystallographer who proved, in 1929, that the benzene ring is flat by using X-ray diffraction methods to elucidate the structure of hexamethylbenzene.
Katowice International Fair (Międzynarodowe Targi Katowickie, MTK) is an international trade fair in Katowice and one of the largest in Poland (the largest being the Poznań International Fair).
On 28 January 2006, the roof of one of the buildings at the Katowice International Fair (Międzynarodowe Targi Katowickie) collapsed in Chorzów / Katowice, Poland.
Emil Julius Klaus Fuchs (29 December 1911 – 28 January 1988) was a German theoretical physicist and atomic spy who, in 1950, was convicted of supplying information from the American, British, and Canadian Manhattan Project to the Soviet Union during and shortly after the Second World War.
The Knickerbocker storm was a blizzard that occurred on January 27–28, 1922 in the upper South and middle Atlantic United States.
The Knickerbocker Theatre was a Washington, D.C., United States, movie theater located at 18th Street and Columbia Road in the Adams Morgan neighborhood.
Kurt Hans Biedenkopf (born 28 January 1930) is a German politician.
Lala Lajpat Rai, (28 January 1865 – 17 November 1928) was an Indian freedom fighter.
The land speed record (or absolute land speed record) is the highest speed achieved by a person using a vehicle on land.
Lauris Dārziņš (born January 28, 1985) is a Latvian professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing with Dinamo Riga in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Léon Hendrik Jan van Bon (born 28 January 1972) is a retired road racing cyclist from the Netherlands, who won the silver medal in the men's points race at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Lego (stylized as LEGO) is a line of plastic construction toys that are manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark.
Leonid Kostyantynovych Kadenyuk (Леонід Костянтинович Каденюк, 28 January 1951 – 31 January 2018) was the first astronaut of independent Ukraine.
Leonid Ivanovych Zhabotynsky (Леонiд Iванович Жаботинський; 28 January 1938 – 14 January 2016) was a Soviet weightlifter who set 19 world records in the superheavyweight class, and won gold medals at the 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games.
Lisbeth "Libby" Constance Trickett, OAM (born 28 January 1985), née Lisbeth Constance Lenton, is an Australian retired competition swimmer.
Linda Teresa Sánchez (born January 28, 1969) is the U.S. Representative for, serving in Congress since 2003.
Lionel Arthur Gilbert OAM (8 December 1924 – 28 January 2015) was an Australian historian, author, curator, lecturer, and biographer, specializing in applied, natural, and local history.
This is a list of monarchs who ruled over the German territories of central Europe from the division of the Frankish Empire in 843 (by which a separate Eastern Frankish Kingdom was created), until the collapse of the German Empire in 1918.
The following is a list of mayors of Providence, Rhode Island.
Lloyd Mark "Pete" Bucher (1 September 1927 – 28 January 2004) was an officer in the United States Navy, who is best remembered as the captain of the USS ''Pueblo'' (AGER-2), which was seized by North Korea on January 23, 1968.
Lorna Regina Bautista Legarda (born January 28, 1960) is a Filipino environmentalist, cultural worker, journalist, and politician, notable as the only female to top two senatorial elections — 1998 and 2007.
Louis the Pious (778 – 20 June 840), also called the Fair, and the Debonaire, was the King of the Franks and co-Emperor (as Louis I) with his father, Charlemagne, from 813.
Ludolph van Ceulen (28 January 1540 – 31 December 1610) was a German-Dutch mathematician from Hildesheim.
Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg (3 December 1684 – 28 January 1754) was a writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright born in Bergen, Norway, during the time of the Dano-Norwegian dual monarchy.
Magglio José Ordóñez Delgado (born January 28, 1974) is a retired Venezuelan Major League Baseball right fielder.
Marcel Broodthaers (28 January 1924 – 28 January 1976) was a Belgian poet, filmmaker and artist with a highly literate and often witty approach to creating art works.
Mark Ellsworth Madsen (born January 28, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player and current assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Mark Robert Napier (born January 28, 1957 in North York, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played over a thousand professional games between the National Hockey League and World Hockey Association.
Mark 'Ronnie' Regan MBE (born 28 January 1972 in Bristol) is an English rugby union player.
Markos Vafiadis (Μάρκος Βαφειάδης; January 28, 1906 in Erzurum, Ottoman Empire – February 22, 1992 in Athens, Greece) was a leading figure of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) during the Greek Civil War.
Marthe, Princess Bibesco (Marthe Lucie; née Lahovary; 28 January 1886 – 28 November 1973) was a celebrated Romanian-French writer, socialite, style icon and political hostess.
Marthe Keller (born 28 January 1945) is a Swiss actress and opera director.
A masquerade ball (or bal masqué) is an event in which the participants attend in costume wearing a mask.
Maxime Weygand (21 January 1867 – 28 January 1965) was a French military commander in World War I and World War II.
Maxwell Leonard Fuller (born 28 January 1945, Sydney, died 27 August 2013, Sydney) was an Australian chess FIDE Master (FM).
Melvyn Paul "Mel" Pritchard (20 January 1948 – 28 January 2004) was the drummer with the British progressive rock band, Barclay James Harvest.
Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is the book publishing arm of the University of Melbourne.
The Mercedes-Benz W125 Rekordwagen was an experimental, high-speed automobile produced in the late 1930s.
Michael Mahon Hastings (January 28, 1980 – June 18, 2013) was an American journalist, author, contributing editor to Rolling Stone and reporter for BuzzFeed.
Michael John Smith (April 30, 1945 – January 28, 1986), (Capt, USN), was an American astronaut—pilot of the Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' when it was destroyed during the STS-51-L mission.
Mieke Pullen née Hombergen (14 July 1957 – 28 January 2003) was a Dutch long-distance runner who competed mainly in marathon races.
Mihkel Veske (in Holstre Parish, Viljandi County – in Kazan) was an Estonian poet and linguist.
Michael Kenneth Moore (born 28 January 1949), commonly known as Mike Moore, is a former New Zealand politician and union organiser.
Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov (Михаи́л Миха́йлович Ипполи́тов-Ива́нов; 28 January 1935) was a Russian composer, conductor and teacher.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-19; NATO reporting name: Farmer) is a Soviet second generation, single-seat, twin jet-engined fighter aircraft.
Miltiadis Sapanis (born 28 January 1976) is a Greek footballer, currently playing for Doxa Pentalofos in the Football League 2, as a midfielder.
The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mitch Cornish (born 28 January 1993) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Sydney Roosters in the National Rugby League.
Maurice Alberto "Mo" Rocca (born January 28, 1969) is an American humorist, journalist and actor.
Montague Alfred Noble (28 January 1873 – 22 June 1940) was an Australian cricketer who played for New South Wales and Australia.
Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique (Moçambique or República de Moçambique) is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.
Ahmad ibn Buya (Persian: احمد بن بویه, died April 8, 967), after 945 better known by his laqab of Mu'izz al-Dawla (المعز الدولة البويهي, "Fortifier of the Dynasty"), was the first of the Buyid emirs of Iraq, ruling from 945 until his death.
The Municipal Library Elevator Coup (Golpe do Elevador da Biblioteca), also known as The Elevator Coup (Intentona do Elevador) or 28 January 1908 Coup (Golpe de 28 de Janeiro de 1908), was the name given for the attempted coup d'état by members of the Portuguese Republican Party and Progressive Dissidency against the administrative dictatorship of Prime Minister João Franco (and the political ascendancy of the Liberal Regenerator Party).
Mustafa III (28 January 1717 – 24 December 1773) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1757 to 1773.
Mustafa Suphi (1883 - 28 January 1921) was a Turkish revolutionary communist militant leader.
Naila Kabeer (নাদিয়া কবির; born 28 January 1950) is an Indian-born British Bangladeshi social economist, research fellow and writer.
Nash Motors Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States from 1916 to 1937.
Nathan Outteridge (born 28 January 1986) is an Australian sailor, a resident of Lake Macquarie.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
A neologism (from Greek νέο- néo-, "new" and λόγος lógos, "speech, utterance") is a relatively recent or isolated term, word, or phrase that may be in the process of entering common use, but that has not yet been fully accepted into mainstream language.
Tevfik Kolaylı (March 24, 1879 – January 28, 1953), better known by his pen name Neyzen Tevfik, was a Turkish poet, satirist, and neyzen (a "ney performer" in Turkish).
Nickolas Gene Carter (born January 28, 1980) is an American musician and actor.
Nicholas Raymond Leige Price (born 28 January 1957) is a South African-born Zimbabwean professional golfer who has won three major championships in his career: the PGA Championship twice (in 1992 and 1994) and The Open Championship in 1994.
Leslie Nicholas "Nicky" Southall (born 28 January 1972), is an English former professional footballer and assistant manager at National League side Maidstone United.
Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa KOGF GCB (born 28 January 1955) is a French politician who served as President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from 16 May 2007 until 15 May 2012.
Nigel Jenkins (20 July 1949 – 28 January 2014) was an Anglo-Welsh poet.
Nikolai Nikolaevich Luzin (also spelled Lusin; a; 9 December 1883 – 28 January 1950) was a Soviet/Russian mathematician known for his work in descriptive set theory and aspects of mathematical analysis with strong connections to point-set topology.
Nikolai Ivanovich Parshin (Николай Иванович Паршин) (January 28, 1929December 16, 2012) was a Soviet football player and manager.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Normand Rochefort (born January 28, 1961) is a Canadian retired ice hockey defenceman.
The North American Sabreliner, later sold as the Rockwell Sabreliner, is an American mid-sized business jet developed by North American Aviation.
Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.
Oldřich Kulhánek (26 February 1940 – 28 January 2013) was a Czech painter, graphic designer, illustrator, stage designer and pedagogue.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
The Pakistan Movement or Tehrik-e-Pakistan (تحریک پاکستان –) was a religious political movement in the 1940s that aimed for and succeeded in the creation of Pakistan from the Muslim-majority areas of the British Indian Empire.
The Panama Canal Railway (Ferrocarril de Panamá) is a railway line that runs parallel to the Panama Canal, linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean in Central America.
Pape "Papa" Bouba Diop (born 28 January 1978) is a retired Senegalese footballer.
The Parliament of Canada (Parlement du Canada) is the federal legislature of Canada, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the national capital.
Paul Nicholas Henry (born 28 January 1988) is an English footballer who plays for Marine.
Paul Lorin Kantner (March 17, 1941 – January 28, 2016) was an American rock musician.
Paul Luther (28 January 1533 – 8 March 1593) was a German physician, medical chemist, and alchemist.
Paul Misraki (28 January 1908 – 29 October 1998) was a French composer of popular music and film scores.
Pedro Mendonça Pinto (born 28 January 1975 in Lisbon, Portugal) is a Portuguese American journalist.
Per Oscar Heinrich Oscarsson (28 January 1927 – 31 December 2010) was a Swedish actor.
Peter Lampe (born 28 January 1954) is a German Protestant theologian and Professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.
Peter Schilling (born Pierre Michael Schilling; January 28, 1956) is a German synthpop musician whose songs often feature science-fiction themes (aliens, astronauts, nuclear holocaust, etc.). Schilling was born in Stuttgart, Germany.
Peter the Great (ˈpʲɵtr vʲɪˈlʲikʲɪj), Peter I (ˈpʲɵtr ˈpʲɛrvɨj) or Peter Alexeyevich (p; –)Dates indicated by the letters "O.S." are in the Julian calendar with the start of year adjusted to 1 January.
Pierre Séguier (28 May 1588 – 28 January 1672) was a French statesman, chancellor of France from 1635.
Pleurisy, also known as pleuritis, is inflammation of the membranes that surround the lungs and line the chest cavity (pleurae).
Pope Clement IX (Clemens IX; 28 January 1600 – 9 December 1669), born Giulio Rospigliosi, was Pope from 20 June 1667 to his death in 1669.
Pope Paul V (Paulus V; Paolo V) (17 September 1550 – 28 January 1621), born Camillo Borghese, was Pope from 16 May 1605 to his death in 1621.
The Portuguese Republican Party (1876–1911) was a Portuguese political party formed during the late years of monarchy that proposed and conducted the substitution of the Constitutional Monarchy by the Portuguese First Republic.
The Premier of South Australia is the head of government in the state of South Australia, Australia.
The President of the Republic of Finland (Suomen tasavallan presidentti, Republiken Finlands president) is the head of state of Finland.
The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.
The President of the Republic of Liberia is the head of state and government of Liberia.
In Germany, the President of the Bundesrat or President of the Federal Council (German: Bundesratspräsident) is the chairperson or speaker of the Bundesrat (Federal Council).
Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
The Prime Minister of Canada (Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Canada's head of government, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or Governor General of Canada on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
(January 28, 676 – December 6, 735) was a Japanese imperial prince in the Nara period.
R v Morgentaler, 1 SCR 30 was a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada which held that the abortion provision in the Criminal Code was unconstitutional because it violated a woman's right under section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms ("Charter") to security of person.
Raja Ramanna (28 January 1928 – 24 September 2004) was an Indian physicist who is best known for his role in India's nuclear program during its early stages.
Ramsey Nasr (born 28 January 1974, Rotterdam) is a Dutch author and actor of mixed descent, half Palestinian, half Dutch.
Ranko Marinković (22 February 1913 – 28 January 2001) was a Croatian novelist and dramatist.
The Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, often abbreviated BR) was a left-wing terrorist organization, based in Italy, responsible for numerous violent incidents, including assassinations, kidnapping and robberies during the so-called "Years of Lead".
The Red Guards (Punakaarti, Röda gardet) were a paramilitary units of the Finnish labour movement in the early 1900s.
The Republic of China was a sovereign state in East Asia, that occupied the territories of modern China, and for part of its history Mongolia and Taiwan.
Reynaldo Hahn (August 9, 1874 – January 28, 1947) was a Venezuelan, naturalised French, composer, conductor, music critic, diarist, theatre director, and salon singer.
Richard Allestree or Allestry (1621/2 – 28 January 1681) was an English Royalist churchman and provost of Eton College from 1665.
Richard Danielpour (born January 28, 1956) is an American composer.
Richard Glatzer (January 28, 1952 – March 10, 2015) was an American writer and director.
Richmond Yiadom Boakye (born 28 January 1993) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Chinese Super League team Jiangsu Suning and the Ghana national football team.
William Leonard Roberts II (born January 28, 1976), known professionally by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur.
Richard Duane "Rick" Warren (born January 28, 1954) is an American evangelical Christian pastor and author.
The Road to Canossa, sometimes called the Walk to Canossa (Gang nach Canossa/Kanossa) or Humiliation of Canossa (L'umiliazione di Canossa), refers to Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV's trek to Canossa Castle, Italy, where Pope Gregory VII was staying as the guest of Margravine Matilda of Tuscany, at the height of the investiture controversy in January 1077 to seek absolution of his excommunication.
Robert Comine (died 1069) (also Robert de Comines, Robert de Comyn) was very briefly earl of Northumbria.
Robert Frederick Drinan, S.J. (November 15, 1920 – January 28, 2007) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, lawyer, human rights activist, and Democratic U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Robert le Maçon (c. 1365 – 28 January 1443) was chancellor of France, advisor to Charles VII and supporter of Joan of Arc.
Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922 – February 11, 1993) was an American biochemist.
Roman Juszkiewicz (9 August 1952 – 28 January 2012) was a Polish astrophysicist whose work concerned fundamental issues of cosmology.
Ronald Erwin McNair (October 21, 1950 – January 28, 1986) was an American physicist and NASA astronaut.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
Ronnie Scott OBE (born Ronald Schatt, 28 January 1927 – 23 December 1996) was an English jazz tenor saxophonist and jazz club owner.
Rosalía Mera Goyenechea (28 January 1944 – 15 August 2013) was a Spanish businesswoman and entrepreneur.
Royston Clarke OBE (born 28 January 1930) is an English comedy writer best known for creating the sitcoms Last of the Summer Wine, Keeping Up Appearances, Open All Hours and its sequel series, Still Open All Hours.
The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.
Roza Georgiyevna Shanina (Ро́за Гео́ргиевна Ша́нина,; 3 April 1924 – 28 January 1945) was a Soviet sniper during World War II who was credited with fifty-nine confirmed kills, including twelve soldiers during the Battle of Vilnius.
Otto Wilhelm Rudolf CaracciolaBolsinger and Becker (2002), p. 63 (30 January 1901 – 28 September 1959) was a racing driver from Remagen, Germany.
The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS; Росси́йская акаде́мия нау́к (РАН) Rossíiskaya akadémiya naúk) consists of the national academy of Russia; a network of scientific research institutes from across the Russian Federation; and additional scientific and social units such as libraries, publishing units, and hospitals.
Saint Kitts, also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island, is an island in the West Indies.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
Sam Phillips (born Leslie Ann Phillips January 28, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter.
Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring (28 January 1755 – 2 March 1830) was a German physician, anatomist, anthropologist, paleontologist and inventor.
Sandis Buškevics (born 28 January 1977 in Ventspils, Latvia) is a former Latvian professional basketball defender, who is the head coach of BK Jēkabpils.
Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range.
The Schutzstaffel (SS; also stylized as with Armanen runes;; literally "Protection Squadron") was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in Nazi Germany, and later throughout German-occupied Europe during World War II.
is a Japanese anime director.
(born January 28, 1988) is a Japanese professional wrestler.
The Senate of Finland (Suomen senaatti) combined the functions of cabinet and supreme court in the Grand Duchy of Finland from 1816 to 1917 and in the independent Republic of Finland from 1917 to 1918.
Serendipity means an unplanned, fortuitous discovery.
Sergio Ezequiel Araujo (born 28 January 1992) is an Argentine footballer who plays for Greek club AEK Athens as a striker, on loan from Las Palmas.
The shilling (1/-) was a coin worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve pence.
was a Japanese manga artist who became an influential figure in manga, anime, and tokusatsu, creating several immensely popular long-running series such as Cyborg 009, the Super Sentai series and the Kamen Rider Series.
The Siege of Paris, lasting from 19 September 1870 to 28 January 1871, and the consequent capture of the city by Prussian forces, led to French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War and the establishment of the German Empire as well as the Paris Commune.
Siem Stefan de Jong (born 28 January 1989) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or striker for Ajax.
Signe Toly Anderson (September 15, 1941 – January 28, 2016) was an American singer who was one of the founding members of the American rock band Jefferson Airplane.
Lieutenant General Sir Henry George Wakelyn Smith, 1st Baronet GCB (28 June 1787 – 12 October 1860), known as Sir Harry Smith, was a notable English soldier and military commander in the British Army of the early 19th century.
Sir John Fenwick, 3rd Baronet (c. 1645 – 28 January 1697) was an English Jacobite conspirator, who succeeded to the Baronetcy of Fenwick on the death of his father in 1676.
Isireli Bobo (born 28 January 1976), is a Fijian rugby union footballer, currently playing for Pau in the Top 14 club competition in France.
Sjoukje Rosalinde Dijkstra (born 28 January 1942) is a Dutch former competitive figure skater.
The Soviet Air Forces (r (VVS), literally "Military Air Forces") was the official designation of one of the air forces of the Soviet Union.
Space Shuttle Challenger (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-099) was the second orbiter of NASA's space shuttle program to be put into service, after ''Columbia''.
On January 28, 1986, the NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L and the tenth flight of (OV-99) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of five NASA astronauts and two payload specialists.
The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011.
The Spanish Legion (Legión Española, La Legión), informally known as the Tercio or the Tercios, is a unit of the Spanish Army and Spain's Rapid Reaction Force.
The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-americana or Guerra hispano-estadounidense; Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898.
Road speed limits are used in most countries to set the maximum (or minimum in some cases) speed at which road vehicles may legally travel on particular stretches of road.
Spytihněv II (also Spitignew, Spitihnew or Spytihnev; Spitigneus; 1031 – 28 January 1061), a member of the Přemyslid dynasty, was Duke of Bohemia from 1055 until his death.
Stephen Carroll Gostkowski (born January 28, 1984) is an American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
STS-51-L was the 25th mission of the United States Space Shuttle program, and disastrous final mission of the Space Shuttle ''Challenger''.
A student publication is a media outlet such as a newspaper, magazine, television show, or radio station produced by students at an educational institution.
Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Major General Suraj Alao Abdurrahman DSS psc (+) fwc PhD (Edin) FNIA MNIM (c. 1954 – 28 January 2015) was an architect, Engineer officer of the Nigerian Army, who served as Command Officer in Charge of the Armed Forces of Liberia.
Syracuse is a city in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, in the United States.
is a Japanese professional racing driver.
TAME Flight 120 was a Boeing 727-134 airliner, registration HC-BLF, named El Oro, operating as a scheduled international passenger flight between Quito, Ecuador and Cali, Colombia, with a scheduled stopover at the Ecuadorian border town of Tulcán.
Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225 – 7 March 1274) was an Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church.
Sir Thomas Bodley (2 March 1545 – 28 January 1613) was an English diplomat and scholar who founded the Bodleian Library in Oxford.
Sir Thomas Warner (1580 – 10 March 1649) was a captain in the guards of James I of England who became an explorer in the Caribbean.
Alfred Percy "Tich" Freeman (17 May 1888 – 28 January 1965) was an English first-class cricketer.
Tokugawa Ieshige; 徳川 家重 (January 28, 1712 – July 13, 1761) was the ninth shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.
Tomas Robert Lindahl FRS FMedSci (born 28 January 1938) is a Swedish-born British scientist specialising in cancer research.
Tommaso Dingli (Tumas Dingli, 22 December 1591 – 28 January 1666) was a Maltese architect and sculptor.
Tony Lorenzo Delk (born January 28, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player and former college assistant coach, most recently for the New Mexico State Aggies men's basketball team.
Sir Trevor Herbert Harry Skeet (28 January 1918 – 14 August 2004) was a New Zealand lawyer and a British Conservative politician.
Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies.
Upstate New York is the portion of the American state of New York lying north of the New York metropolitan area.
Vahan Terian (January 28, 1885 – January 7, 1920) was an Armenian poet, lyrist and public activist.
Valentin Petrovich Kataev (Валентин Петрович Катаев; also spelled Katayev or Kataiev; – 12 April 1986) was a Russian and Soviet novelist and playwright who managed to create penetrating works discussing post-revolutionary social conditions without running afoul of the demands of official Soviet style.
Valery Aleksandrovich Gavrilin (Валерий Александрович Гаврилин, (17 August 1939 – 28 January 1999) was a Russian composer, Honoured Artist of Russia, People's Artist of the USSR and a recipient of the USSR State Prize.
Vera Baker Williams (January 28, 1927 – October 16, 2015) was an American children's writer and illustrator.
Vinod Khosla (Gurmukhi: ਵਿਨੋਦ ਖੋਸਲਾ; born 28 January 1955) is an Indian American billionaire engineer, businessman and venture capitalist.
Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov (Влади́мир Серге́евич Соловьёв; –) was a Russian philosopher, theologian, poet, pamphleteer, and literary critic.
Vytautas Norkus (28 January 1921 – 29 January 2014) was a Lithuanian-born American basketball player.
William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.
Walter Esau Beall (July 29, 1899 – January 28, 1959) was an American baseball player who played for the New York Yankees on several championship teams in the 1920s.
Walter Kollo (28 January 1878 – 30 September 1940) was a German composer of operettas, Possen mit Gesang, and Singspiele as well as popular songs.
Joseph Ward Moore (August 10, 1903 – January 29, 1978) was an American science fiction writer.
The Warsaw Confederation, signed on 28 January 1573 by the Polish national assembly (sejm konwokacyjny) in Warsaw, was the first European act granting religious freedoms.
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County.
"We Are the World" is a song and charity single originally recorded by the supergroup United Support of Artists (USA) for Africa in 1985.
William II (February 1227 – 28 January 1256) was a Count of Holland and Zeeland from 1234 until his death.
William Seward Burroughs I (January 28, 1855 – September 15, 1898) was an American inventor born in Rochester, New York.
William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yad Vashem (יָד וַשֵׁם; literally, "a monument and a name") is Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.
The Yale Daily News is an independent student newspaper published by Yale University students in New Haven, Connecticut since January 28, 1878.
is a Japanese footballer, who currently plays for the J. League team Gamba Osaka.
Yelena Nikolaevna Romanova (Елена Николаевна Романова; 20 March 1963 – 28 January 2007) was a Russian middle distance runner.
Yves Chauvin (10 October 1930 – 27 January 2015) was a French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate.
Zara is a Spanish fast fashion (clothing and accessories) retailer based in Arteixo (A Coruña) in Galicia.
Zhou Dewei (周德威) (died January 28, 919Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 270..), courtesy name Zhenyuan (鎮遠), nickname Yangwu (陽五), was a major general of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period state Jin (predecessor state to Later Tang).
Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae.
Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an influential author of African-American literature and anthropologist, who portrayed racial struggles in the early 20th century American South, and published research on Haitian voodoo.
Year 1061 (MLXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1069 (MLXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1077 (MLXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1256 (MCCLVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1271 (MCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1290 (MCCXC) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1312 (MCCCXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1393 (MCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1406 (MCDVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1443 (MCDXLIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1457 (MCDLVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1501 ('''MDI''') was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1521 (MDXXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1533 (MDXXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1540 (MDXL) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1547 (MDXLVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1568 (MDLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1573 (MDLXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1582 (MDLXXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
This is the first year to be designated as an Annus mirabilis, in John Dryden's 1667 poem so titled, celebrating England's failure to be beaten either by the Dutch or by fire.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Tuesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Monday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it began as a leap year starting on Monday and remained so until Thursday, February 29.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
The 1964 T-39 shootdown incident occurred on 28 January 1964, when an unarmed United States Air Force T-39 Sabreliner on a training mission was shot down over Erfurt, East Germany by a Soviet Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 fighter aircraft.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The 1979 (or second) oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the world due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution.
The 1980s oil glut was a serious surplus of crude oil caused by falling demand following the 1970s energy crisis.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
1992 was designated as.
1996 was designated as.
1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
2001 was designated as.
2002 was designated as.
2003 was designated the.
2004 was designated as.
2005 was designated as.
2006 was designated as.
2007 was designated as.
2009 was designated as.
2012 was designated as.
2013 was designated as.
2014 was designated as.
2015 was designated as.
2016 was designated as.
2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
Year 592 (DXCII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 676 (DCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 814 (DCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 919 (CMXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 929 (CMXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 946 (CMXLVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 947 (CMXLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.