28th.January
28th.January

This Day in History on 28 January

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 28 January. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)[

Futher Reading

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