What Happened on January 28, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 23rd Sundance Film Festival: "Padre Nuestro", directed by Christopher Zalla, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardTennis Open

95th Men's Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Fernando Gonzalez (7-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Sport awardTennis Open

95th Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova (6-1, 6-2)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Clerici, Swiss professional road racing cyclist (b. 1929)
  • Emma Tillman, the world's oldest living person from January 24-28, 2007 (b. 1892)
  • Father Robert Drinan, Roman Catholic Priest and American politician (b. 1920)
  • Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress (b. 1978)
  • Karel Svoboda, Czech composer of popular music (b. 1938)
  • Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (b. 1963)