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 This day in History - January 28
449 Historic Events for January 28
1913

Jan Masseus, composer

Birth
1914

Beverly Hills, Ca, is incorporated

Event
1914

1st Millrose Games (athletics) held (NYC)

Event
1915

US Pres Wilson refuses to prohibit immigration of illiterates

Event
1915

1st US ship lost in WW I, William P Frye (carrying wheat to UK)

Event
1915

US Coast Guard created from Life Saving and Revenue Cutter services

Event
1916

German colony of Cameroon surrenders to Britain and France

Event
1916

1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, appointed by Wilson

Event
1916

Peter Crossley-Holland, composer

Birth
1916

Opera "Goyescas," premieres (NYC)

Event
1918

Vito Scotti, SF Calif, actor (Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park)

Birth
1918

Wilson Ferreira Aldunate, Uruguayan politician/human rights worker

Birth
1918

Trotsky becomes leader of Reds

Event
1918

Strike on Berlin ammunition's factory

Event
1918

Trevor Skeet, British MP

Birth
1918

Harry M Corbett, Bradford, puppeteer/entertainer (Sooty, Some People)

Birth
1918

Suzanne Flon, Paris France, actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge)

Birth
1918

John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies

Death
1920

James Whyte, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)

Birth
1921

Alfred Marks, actor/comedian (Desert Mice, Scream and Scream Again)

Birth
1922

J E Clair turns Green Bay franchise back to NFL

Event
1922

American Pro Football Association renamed "National Football League"

Event
1922

Robert W Holley, US, biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)

Birth
1923

Demonstration against a Dutch University in Ghent

Event
1923

NSDAP 1st election in Munich

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