On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 2014

Historical Events

  • DNA analysis confirms that the 6th century Plague of Justinian was caused by a variant of Yersinia pestis (the same bacteria for the Black Death)
  • Peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Fernand Leduc, Canadian abstract expressionist painter (Les Automatistes), and teacher, dies of cancer at 97
2014 Highlights

About January 28, 2014

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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