Today in History, English
Today in History, English

11581January 28Death2005 – Jacques Villeret, French actor (b. 1951)
11582January 28Death2006 – Yitzhak Kaduri, Iraqi-Israeli rabbi
11583January 28Death2006 – Henry McGee, English actor and singer (b. 1929)
11584January 28Death2007 – Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (b. 1929)
11585January 28Death2007 – Robert Drinan, American priest, lawyer, and politician (b. 1920)
11586January 28Death2007 – Beatrice Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer (b. 1978)
11587January 28Death2007 – Yelena Romanova, Russian runner (b. 1963)
11588January 28Death2007 – Karel Svoboda, Czech composer (b. 1938)
11589January 28Death2008 – Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens (b. 1939)
11590January 28Death2009 – Billy Powell, American keyboard player and songwriter (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (b. 1952)
11591January 28Death2012 – Keriman Halis Ece, Turkish pianist and model Miss Universe 1932 (b. 1913)
11592January 28Death2012 – Roman Juszkiewicz, Polish astronomer and astrophysicist (b. 1952)
11593January 28Death2014 – Gudo Wafu Nishijima, Japanese priest and educator (b. 1919)
11594January 28Death2014 – Jorge Obeid, Argentinian engineer and politician Governor of Santa Fe (b. 1947)
11595January 28Death2015 – Suraj Abdurrahman, Nigerian general, architect, and engineer (b. 1954)
11596January 28Death2015 – Yves Chauvin, French chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1930)
11597January 28Holiday and observanceArmy Day (Armenia)
11598January 28Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:January 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)Julian of CuencaSecond Feast of St. AgnesThomas Aquinas
11599January 28Holiday and observanceData Privacy Day
11600January 29Event757 – An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu.
11601January 29Event904 – Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.
11602January 29Event1258 – First Mongol invasion of Đại Việt: Đại Việt defeats the Mongols at the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu, forcing the Mongols to withdraw from the country.
11603January 29Event1676 – Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia.
11604January 29Event1814 – War of the Sixth Coalition: France defeats Russia and Prussia in the Battle of Brienne.
11605January 29Event1819 – Stamford Raffles lands on the island of Singapore.
11606January 29Event1834 – US President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute.
11607January 29Event1845 – "The Raven" is published in The Evening Mirror in New York, the first publication with the name of the author, Edgar Allan Poe
11608January 29Event1850 – Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the U.S. Congress.
11609January 29Event1856 – Queen Victoria issues a Warrant under the Royal sign-manual that establishes the Victoria Cross to recognise acts of valour by British military personnel during the Crimean War.
11610January 29Event1861 – Kansas is admitted as the 34th U.S. state.

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