- 1951 "La Vie Commence Demain" the 1st X-rated movie, depicting artificial insemination, opens in London
Iceland becomes 1st western country to legalize abortion
On January 28, 1935
In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world's largest snowflakes are reported, being 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches (20 cm) thick.
On January 28, 1887
- 1867 Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York
- 1904 German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (28) weds Emma Weyer at St. Stephan Catholic Church in Lindenthal, Germany
- 1925 Actress Gloria Swanson (25) weds aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (26) in Paris, France