What Happened on January 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV

Music awardsMusic Awards

18th American Music Awards: M C Hammer & Janet Jackson

  • Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide
  • Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule

Famous Deaths

  • Dale Long, hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Harold "Red" Grange, football's galloping ghost, dies of Parkinson's disease at 87

NFL halfback Red Grange
NFL halfback
Red Grange