History – 28 January 2019

Important events of January 28

  • 1813 – The first time in the United Kingdom, the book ‘Pride and Prejudice’ was published.
  • 1835 – Calcutta Medical College started in West Bengal.
  • 1860 – Britain formally returned Nicaragua to the Masquito coast.
  • 1878 – ‘Yale Daily News’ became the first daily newspaper to be published in the United States.
  • 1878 – Make the first telephone exchange in New Haven of America.
  • 1887 – Starting the work of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France’s capital.
  • 1909 – US control over Cuba ends.
  • 1932 – Japanese Army occupying Shanghai (China).
  • 1933 – Chaudhary Rehmat Ali Khan proposed Pakistan’s name for a separate nation under the demand of Muslim League.
  • 1935 – Iceland becomes the first country to grant miscarriage.
  • 1942 – Germany’s army occupy Libya’s Benghazi.
  • 1943 – Adolf Hitler ordered all the youths of Germany to forcibly recruit in the army.
  • 1945 – American trucks carries the first time from Burma Road.
  • 1950 – Judge Hiralal Kania takes over as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  • 1961 – The cornerstone of the first factory of HMT clocks is placed in Bangalore.
  • 1962 – American space shuttle failed to reach the moon.
  • 1964 – Riots raged in southern Rhodesia.
  • 1986 – After flying from Cap Canaveral Florida, the American space shuttle ‘Challenger’ exploded and all seven astronauts were killed.
  • 1992 – After being in power for three decades in Algeria, ‘National Liberation Front’ resigns.
  • 1997 – Gen. Aslan Masqadef, the rebel leader of Chechnya, was elected President of the Republic of the Republic of Caucasian.
  • 1998 – 26 convicts death sentence in ‘Rajiv Gandhi assassination’
  • 1999 – Birth of LAMB from the protected embryo for the first time in India.
  • 2000 – India defeats Sri Lanka in U-19 World Cup Cricket Final
  • 2002 – 11 killed, including 9 policemen, in a landmine tunnel explosion in Jharkhand’s Gumla district.
  • 2002 – The kidnapping of an American journalist Daniel Pearl by a terrorist organization in Pakistan.
  • 2003 – 42 killed and many injured in collision in a bus and oil tanker in Howrah district of West Bengal.
  • 2005 – Supreme Court of Portugal allows extradition of accused Abu Salem of Mumbai bomb blast.
  • 2006 – Amelie Moscow of France won the women’s singles title of Australian Open Tennis.
  • 2008 – Advantages of private sector company ‘Jindal Power & Steel Ltd’
  • 2008 – Parliament of Thailand elected South-right Samak Sundarawaz as the Prime Minister of the country.
  • 2010 – Five assassins of Bangladesh’s former President Mujibur Rahman were hanged on the gallows
  • 2013 – John Kerry became America’s Foreign Minister.

The person born on January 28

  • 1865 – Lala Lajpat Rai freedom fighter
  • 1899 – Army Chief’s first Indian Army Chief, K.M. Cariappa ‘birth.
  • 1926 – Vidyanivasa Mishra – Famous writers of Hindi, successful editor, arbiter scholars of Sanskrit and well-known linguists.
  • 1930 – Pandit Jasraj – The world-renowned singer of ‘Indian classical music’
  • 1937 – Suman Kalyanpur – playback singer.
  • 1955 – Nicholas Sarkozy – President of France.

Death on January 28

  • 1939 – Irish poet ‘William Butler Yotes’ passes away.
  • 1984 – Sohrab Modi – Famous Indian actor and film producer-director.
  • 1996 – Devakant Barua – was the President of the Indian National Congress.
  • 2007 – o. P. Nayyar- The famous musician.
  • 2017 – Bharti Mukherjee – famous writer of Indian origin, who won many awards in the USA.

Important Events and Festivals of January 28

  • Mr. Lala Lajpat Rai Jayanti
  • Shri Bhagwat Dalal Sharma Jayanti