January 28 holidays in 2018
José Martí´s Birthday Memorial
European Privacy Day
Fun at Work Day
World Leprosy Day
January 28 2017 holidays
January 28 2019 holidays
Historical Events on January 28
King Henry VIII dies. Edward VI – his 9-year old son – becomes the new monarch.
Freedom of religion is sanctioned in Poland through the Articles of the Warsaw Confederation.
The first Caribbean British colony is found on Saint Kitts Island by Sir Thomas Warner.
Petersburg Academy is founded by Peter the Great.
Serendipity is coined by Sir Horace Walpole in a letter to his friend.
The first publication of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen in the United Kingdom happens on this day.
The first chartered university in the state of Illinois is Northwestern University, which is founded on this day.
Thanks to a $10 million dollar gift from Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Institution of Washington is founded in the city of Washington, D.C.
With the exception of the troops stationed at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, most U.S troops leave Cuba by this date. American troops have been in the country since the Spanish-American War.
The U.S Coast Guard is established as a branch of the U.S Armed Forces when the United States Congress passes an act that establishes it as a separate military branch.
The roof of the Knickerbocker Theater in Washington, D.C collapses due to heavy snowfall. This results in the greatest loss of life experienced in the city.
The Japanese Imperial Army attacks Shanghai.
Famous Birthdays on January 28
Welsh-American explorer and journalist, Henry Morton Stanley is born in
Russian philosopher and poet, Vladimir Solovyov is born in
Australian-American painter Ernest William Christmas is born in
French novelist, journalist and performer, Colette is born in
American painter Jackson Pollock is born in
American biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate, Robert W. Holley is born in
American actor Elijah Wood is born in
American actress Ariel Winter is born in
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