On This Day

Historical Events on January 28 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 223 of 223

  • 2006 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo of France wins her first Grand Slam title; beats Justine Henin 6-1, 2-0; Henin retires from stomach cramps

Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

2007 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Swiss ace Roger Federer successfully defends his title beating Fernando González of Chile 7-6, 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • 2007 23rd Sundance Film Festival: "Padre Nuestro", directed by Christopher Zalla, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

BattleExecution

2010 Five murderers of Bangladeshi President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman hanged: Lieutenant Colonel Syed Faruq Rahman, Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Major AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed, Major Bazlul Huda and Lieutenant Colonel Mohiuddin Ahmed

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011 Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill the Egyptian's streets against the Hosni Mubarak's regime in demonstrations referred to as the "Friday of Anger"

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
  • 2012 Death toll from coordinated bombing attacks in Kano, Nigeria, reaches 185

Sport awardTennis Open

2012 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Victoria Azarenka becomes first Belarusian player to win Grand Slam singles title; beats Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-3, 6-0

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • 2013 10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China
  • 2013 Iran’s Pishgam rocket successfully completes a return trip of sending a monkey into space
  • 2013 20 people are killed after a Bombardier CRJ200 airliner crashes outside Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • 2014 Peter Cosgrove is named the next Governor-General of Australia
  • 2014 DNA analysis confirms that the 6th C Plague of Justinian was caused by a variant of Yersinia pestis (the same bacteria for the Black Death)
  • 2016 Seventh Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by Fox, held in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 2017 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull have a contentious phone call over deal for US to take 1,250 refugees

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Music awardsGrammy Awards

2018 60th Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars wins Best Song "That's What I Like," and Best Album "24K Magic"

Singer Bruno Mars
Singer
Bruno Mars
  • 2018 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marin Čilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to win his record 20th Grand Slam title
  • 2018 Seven survivors from missing Kiribati ferry carrying 100 people rescued after week at sea
  • 2018 French drivers Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia win their 6th Monte Carlo Rally in an M-Sport Ford WRT
  • 2018 63rd NHL All Star Games, Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL: Pacific Division All Stars win four-team, 3-on-3 tournament; MVP: Brock Boeser, Vancouver Canucks, RW
  • 2018 NFL Pro Bowl, Orlando, FL: AFC beats NFC, 24-23; MVPs: Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans, TE; Von Miller, Denver Broncos, LB
  • 2019 US Justice Department charges Chinese firm Huawei with bank and wire fraud
  • 2019 Draft framework for peace agreement to end 17-year conflict in Afghanistan agreed by US and Afghan negotiators