On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


PlaneFlight MH370 Disappears

Malaysia officially declares the disappearance of missing flight MH370 an accident
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Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing

Famous Deaths

  • Colleen McCullough, Australian author (Tim, Indecent Obsession, The Thorn Birds), dies at 77
  • Kel Nagle, Australian golfer (British Open 1960), dies at 94
  • Rodney "Rod" McKuen, American poet, singer-songwriter and actor (Jean, Alone, Beatsville), dies at 81