On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 2021

Historical Events

Historic Event

Bernie Sanders mittens worn to the inauguration raise $1.8 million for Vermont charities after images go viral

  • Mexico's COVID-19 death toll becomes the world's third highest, overtaking India's at 155,145 [1]
  • Share trading app Robinhood, favored by Reddit, suspends trading of Gamestop amid huge surge in share price of the previously short listed stock by Wall Street

Famous Deaths

  • Cicely Tyson, American stage and screen actress (Roots; The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman), dies at 96 [1]
  • Eddie Connachan, Scottish soccer goalkeeper (2 caps; Dunfermline Athletic, Middlesbrough, Falkirk), dies at 85
2021 Highlights

About January 28, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

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