January 28 | On this Day

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2017 Chinese film Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing non-English movies in the world. Release Date
2017 Chinese film Kung Fu Yoga was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing non-English movies in the world. Release Date
2012 Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka won her first title in 2012 Australian Open. Achievement
2009 24 people died in Nakumatt supermarket fire at Nairobi, Kenya. Man-Made Disaster
2008 Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic won his first title in 2008 Australian Open. Achievement
2006 French tennis player Amelie Mauresmo won her first title in 2006 Australian Open. Achievement
2002 Swedish tennis player Thomas Johansson won his first title in 2002 Australian Open. Achievement
2002 TAME Flight 120 aircraft incident at Cumbal Volcano, Colombia, killed 94 people. Man-Made Disaster
2001 Chess grandmaster from Australia, Anton Smirnov was born. Birthday
1996 Russian and American poet Joseph Brodsky died. Death day
1995 French tennis player Mary Pierce won her first title in 1995 Australian Open. Achievement
1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster over Florida, U.S, killed 7. Man-Made Disaster
1986 Astronaut from United States, Ronald McNair died. Death day
1986 Astronaut from United States, Francis Scobee died. Death day
1986 Astronaut from United States, Judith Resnik died. Death day
1986 Astronaut from United States, Ellison Onizuka died. Death day
1985 Australian swimmer Libby Trickett was born. Birthday
1984 American basketball player Andre Iguodala was born. Birthday
1983 Australian politician Frank Forde died. Death day
1978 Italian footballer Gianluigi Buffon was born. Birthday
1969 Chess grandmaster from Sweden, Ferdinand Hellers was born. Birthday
1957 Golfer from Zimbabwe, Nick Price was born. Birthday
1955 French politician Nicolas Sarkozy was born. Birthday
1953 Australian politician James Scullin died. Death day
1952 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Valentin Arbakov was born. Birthday
1951 Astronaut from Ukraine, Leonid Kadeniuk was born. Birthday
1950 Astronaut from United States, David Hilmers was born. Birthday
1949 New Zealand politician Mike Moore was born. Birthday
1939 Irish poet W. B. Yeats died. Death day
1939 Astronaut from United States, John Fabian was born. Birthday
1938 Swedish-born British chemist Tomas Lindahl was born. Birthday
1926 Japanese politician Kato Takaaki died. Death day
1924 Portuguese politician Teofilo Braga died. Death day
1922 American biochemist Robert W. Holley was born. Birthday
1886 Brazilian politician Jose Linhares was born. Birthday
1886 Japanese electrical engineer Hidetsugu Yagi was born. Birthday
1884 Swiss physicist and inventor Auguste Piccard was born. Birthday
1865 Finnish politician Kaarlo Juho Stahlberg was born. Birthday
1859 British politician F. J. Robinson died. Death day
1822 Canadian politician Alexander Mackenzie was born. Birthday
1784 British politician George Hamilton-Gordon was born. Birthday
1621 Pope Paul V died. Death day
1600 Pope Clement IX was born. Birthday
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