January 28 History

According to Gregory calendar, January 28, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. January 28 has its own special significance in India and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on January 28. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 28th January:

  • 1725: Peter Mahan, the third king of the Romanoff family in Russia, died at the age of 53.
  • 1770: Frederick North Augustus becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain after Fitz Roy’s resignation.
  • 1819: Sir Stamford Raffles discovers Singapore.
  • 1846: British army defeated Ranjodh Singh’s army in the Battle of Aliwal.
  • 1846: The British defeated the Sikhs of Punjab in the Battle of Allwal.
  • 1851: Northwestern University is established in Illinois.
  • 1859: The city of Olympia was incorporated into the state of Washington, United States.
  • 1865: Lala Lajpat Rai, a freedom fighter popularly known as Punjab Kesari, was born in Punjab.
  • 1871: Pursuers surrender before Paris.
  • 1878: First telephone exchange formed in New Haven, USA.
  • 1899: Field Marshal K.
  • 1902: Washington D.
  • 1928: Raja Ramanna, the country’s leading physicist, was born.
  • 1935: Iceland becomes the first western country to legalize abortion.
  • 1950: Hiralal J Kania became the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of independent India.
  • 1960: China and Burma (now Myanmar) sign an agreement specifying the border between the two countries.
  • 1961: The foundation of the first factory of HMT watches was laid in Bengaluru.
  • 1986: The spacecraft Challenger is destroyed in an explosion 73 seconds after its 10th flight, killing all 7 astronauts on board.
  • 1999: Lamb is born from a protected embryo for the first time in India.
  • 2007: Famous musician O.
  • 2010: Five convicts were hanged for the assassination of Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
  • 2012: 185 people died in a bomb blast in Kano, Nigeria.

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Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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