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 This day in History - January 28
449 Historic Events for January 28
1945

Gen "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell and truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China

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1945

Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java

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1945

Nick Raynsford, British MP

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1946

Rick Allen, Ark, rock bassist (Box Tops-Letter)

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1946

Renne Jarrett, Bkln NY, actress (Nancy)

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1947

Valerie Bragg, principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst)

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1947

MJ Ainsworth, CEO (Institute of Chartered Secretaries)

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1947

"Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000

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1947

Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72

Death
1948

Gareth Roscoe, legal adviser (BBC)

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1948

Mamoru Mohri, Yoichi-machi Hokkaido Japan, astronaut (STS 47)

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1949

Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62

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1949

NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin and Ford Smith

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1949

UN Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia

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1949

Thomas J Downey, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )

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1950

Glyn Ford, British MEP

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1950

David Carl Hilmers, Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 51-J, 26, 36, 42)

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1950

Barbi Benton, [Klein], Calif, Playboy model (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!)

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1950

Preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud

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1951

William Nelson Jr, US bassist (Connections and Disconnections)

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1951

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1951

Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut (STS 87)

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1951

Gordon Prentice, British MP

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1951

"La Vie Commence Demain," which depicted artificial insemination and is the 1st X-rated movie, opened in London

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1953

J Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"

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