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Saturday January 28, 2017

January 28: Day of the Week

January 28, 2017 was the 28th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 337 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2017
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 28 Historical Event(s)

  • 1573
    Articles of the Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
  • 1760
    Pownal, Vermont is created by Benning Wentworth as one of the New Hampshire Grants.
  • 1846
    The Battle of Aliwal, India, is won by British troops commanded by Sir Harry Smith.
  • 1855
    The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.
  • 1896
    Walter Arnold of East Peckham, Kent became the first person to be convicted of speeding. He is fined 1 shilling, plus costs, for speeding at 8 mph, thus exceeding the contemporary speed limit of 2 mph.
  • 1922
    Knickerbocker Storm, Washington D.C.'s biggest snowfall, causes the city’s greatest loss of life when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre collapses.
  • 1933
    The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhary Rehmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence.
  • 1956
    Elvis Presley made his first US TV appearance
  • 1979
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.
  • 2010
    Five murderers of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of Bangladesh: Lieutenant Colonel Syed Faruq Rahman, Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Major AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed, Major Bazlul Huda and Lieutenant Colonel Mohiuddin Ahmed are hanged.

Who were born on January 28?

  • 1457
    King Henry VII of England (d. 1509)
  • 1861
    Julián Felipe, Filipino musician (d. 1944)
  • 1865
    Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, first president of Finland (d. 1952)
  • 1924
    Marcel Broodthaers, Belgian painter (d. 1976)
  • 1943
    John Beck, American actor
  • 1975
    Junior Spivey, American baseball player
  • 1975
    Tanya Chua, Singaporean singer
  • 1977
    Lyle Overbay, American baseball player
  • 1978
    Gianluigi Buffon, Italian footballer
  • 1990
    Kalifa Fai-Fai Loa, New Zealand rugby league footballer

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