On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 2007

Historical Events

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

Sport awardAustralian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Swiss ace Roger Federer successfully defends his title beating Fernando González of Chile 7-6, 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Clerici, Swiss road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1954), dies at 77
  • 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)
2007 Highlights

About January 28, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius