What holiday 28 January 2020 - Tuesday

Holidays 28 January 2020 - Tuesday

Events of the day:

  • January 28, 1820 took a significant and definitive discovery of Antarctica
  • 1077 - the opposition of Pope Gregory VII and the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV over the fact that the latter was forced humiliating to ask for forgiveness from the Pope, the episode went down in history as the "Walk to Canossa" (photo)

  • 1897 - German engineer Rudolf Diesel has successfully tested the first diesel internal combustion engine suitable for mass production of (photo)

  • 1906 - in St. Petersburg launched a set of courses in Women's Polytechnic Institute - Russia's first female technical university (photo)

  • 1985 - US space shuttle "Challenger" with seven crew members, after 1 min. 13 sec. after the start crashed (photo)

  • 2011 - the American Festival of Independent Cinema "the Sundance", the premiere of the film "Life in a Day" - the project "Global Film" from the YouTube video sharing, created from the materials sent by Internet users (photo)

  • Birthday party:

  • Elena, Benjamin, Gerasim, Gavril Ivan
  • Michael
  • Maxim Prokhorov, Paul
  • On this day were born:

    Giovanni Alfonso Borelli

    Basil Klyuchevskii

    Vladimir Solovyov

    Arthur Rubinstein

    Valentin Kataev

    Leonid Jabotinsky

    On this day, died:


    Francis Drake

    Illarion Vorontsov-Dashkov

    rose Shanin

    Alexander Orlov

    Joseph Brodsky

    Astrid Lindgren

    Current time and date

    19:47:50 01-04-2020

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