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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 French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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

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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)

  • 1724
    The Russian Academy of Sciences is founded in St. Petersburg by Peter the Great, and implemented by Senate decree. It is called the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences until 1917.
  • 1820
    A Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev discovers the Antarctic continent approaching the Antarctic coast.
  • 1821
    Alexander Island is first discovered by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen.
  • 1846
    The Battle of Aliwal, India, is won by British troops commanded by Sir Harry Smith.
  • 1922
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dog in Chinese astrology.
  • 1932
    Japanese forces attack Shanghai.
  • 1934
    The first ski tow in the United States begins operation in Vermont.
  • 1945
    World War II: Supplies begin to reach the Republic of China over the newly reopened Burma Road.
  • 1958
    The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.
  • 1988
    The last episode of the British TV series Yes, Prime Minister, entitled The Tangled Web, was broadcast.

Who were born on January 28?

  • 1934
    Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor (d. 1970)
  • 1943
    Paul Henderson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1951
    Brian Bilbray, American politician
  • 1959
    Dave Sharp, Welsh guitarist (The Alarm)
  • 1959
    Megan McDonald, American children’s literature author
  • 1967
    Jan Lamb, Chinese disc jockey & comedian
  • 1976
    Lee Ingleby, British actor
  • 1976
    Rick Ross, rapper
  • 1978
    Jamie Carragher, English footballer
  • 1998
    Ariel Winter, American actress (Modern Family)

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