On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1935

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Iceland becomes 1st western country to legalize abortion

Famous Birthdays

  • David John Lodge, British writer and literary critic (Soul & Bodies), born in London, England
  • Leonid Grabovsky, composer
  • Manuel dos Santos Lima, Angolian revolutionary/poet (Pele do Diabo)
  • Nicholas Pryor, American actor (The Hunger Games), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer, dies at 75