On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 17th Sundance Film Festival: "The Believer", directed by Henry Bean, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi retains title; beats Frenchman Arnaud Clement 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 for his 3rd Australian trophy

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl XXXV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants, 34-7; MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore, LB

NFL Legend Ray Lewis
NFL Legend
Ray Lewis

Famous Deaths

  • Curt Blefary, American baseball player, dies at 57