On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 2017

Historical Events

Australian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams defeats older sister Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4 for her 7th Australian title and record 23rd Grand Slam event singles victory

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull have a contentious phone call over deal for US to take 1,250 refugees


Famous Deaths

  • Geoff Nicholls, British rock keyboardist (Black Sabbath, 1980-2013), dies from lung cancer at 72
2017 Highlights

About January 28, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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