What Happened on January 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Men's Australian Championships: John Bromwich beats Adrian Quist (6-4, 6-1, 6-3)
  • 32nd Women's Australian Championships: Emily Hood Westacott beats Nell Hall Hopman (6-1, 6-2)

Famous Birthdays

  • John M Fabian, Goosecreek Tx, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 7, STS 51G)

Famous Deaths

  • William Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73