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January 29, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in History

  • Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician

Deaths in History

Person of interestDouglas Haig

Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WWI) nicknamed "Butcher Haig" due to mass casualties under his command during the Battle of the Somme, dies from a heart attack at 66

WWI General Douglas Haig
WWI General
Douglas Haig
1928 in History