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 This day in History - January 28
449 Historic Events for January 28
1938

John Sharp, cricketer (England bat 1909, also soccer intl), dies

Death
1939

John M Fabian, Goosecreek Tx, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 7, STS 51G)

Birth
1939

William Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73

Death
1941

Joel Crothers, Cincinnati OH, actor (Edge of Night)

Birth
1942

Pablo Luna y Carne, composer, dies at 61

Death
1942

General Timoshenko's troops move into Ukraine

Event
1942

German troops occupy Benghazi Libya

Event
1942

Hansdjrgen B„umler, Germany, pairs ice skater (Olympic-silver-1968)

Birth
1943

Susan Howard, Marshall Tx, actress (Donna-Dallas, Petrocelli)

Birth
1943

John Beck, Chic, actor (Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara)

Birth
1943

Dick Taylor, rock vocalist (Pretty Thing-Cry on Me)

Birth
1943

Jean Knight, rocker

Birth
1943

Forward Doug Bentley sets NHL record with 5 points in a game

Event
1943

Chic Blackhawks beats NY Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals

Event
1944

Brian Keenan, NYC, rock drummer (Chamber Bros-Time Has Come Today)

Birth
1944

U-271 and U-571 sunk off Ireland

Event
1944

Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh

Event
1944

683 British bombers attack Berlin

Event
1944

Arnold Muhren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats-Sailin' Home)

Birth
1944

James Cran, British MP

Birth
1944

John Edmonds, British trade unionist

Birth
1944

John Tavener, composer (The Whale)

Birth
1944

Martin Fried, rocker (Cyrkle-Red Rubber Ball)

Birth
1945

Philip "Felix" Bekkers, actor (We Go on Trip), dies at 37

Death
1945

Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands

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