On this Day 28 January

Important Days

Army Day (Armenia)
Data Privacy Day


Important Events

1933 – The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali Khan and is accepted by Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence.


Birth/Birth Anniversary

1865 – Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian author and politician (d. 1928)

1925 – Raja Ramanna, Indian physicist and politician (d. 2004)

1955 – Vinod Khosla, Indian-American businessman, co-founded Sun Microsystems


Death/ Death Anniversary

2016 – Buddy Cianci, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Mayor of Providence (b. 1941)
2016 – Bob Tizard, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1924)
2017 – Alexander Chancellor, British journalist (b. 1940)
2017 – Geoff Nicholls, British musician (b. 1948)
2019 – Pepe Smith, Filipino rock musician (b. 1947)[