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Notable Historical Events for January 28th

15479-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England

1931Bradman scores 220 NSW v Victoria, 308 mins, 13 fours

1077German King Henry IV is absolved by Holy Roman Emperor Pope Gregory VII after his penitent Walk to Canossa.

198037th Golden Globes: Dustin Hoffman & Sally Field wins

199118th American Music Award: M C Hammer & Janet Jackson

1948President Manuel Roxas granted full amnesty to all so-called Philippine collaborators.

198963rd Australian Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-4 6-4)

2001Super Bowl XXXV: Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants, 34-7 at the Raymond James Stadium MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore, LB

1521Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms in Worms Germany (until May 25). Produced 'Edit of Worms' dennoucing Martin Luther

199078th Australian Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats S Edberg (46 76 52-ret)

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Notable Birthdays on January 28th

1957Nick Price, Durban South Africa, PGA golfer (1991 Byron Nelson Classic)

1225Saint Thomas Aquinas, Roccasecca Italy, Italian thelogian and saint

1981Elijah Wood, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (Radio Flyer, Good Son)

1822Alexander Mackenzie, Logierait Scotland, (L) 2nd PM of Canada (1873-78)

1955Nicolas Sarkozy, Paris, President of France (2007-)

1873Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], Paris, French novelist and performer (Gigi)

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Notable Weddings on January 28th

1993Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (59) weds actor Robert Foxworth (51)

1925Actress Gloria Swanson (25) weds aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (26) in Paris, France

1929Mobster Bugsy Siegel (23) weds childhood sweetheart Esta Krakower

1961NFL coach Mike Ditka (21) weds Marge Dougherty

1904German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (28) weds Emma Weyer at St. Stephan Catholic Church in Lindenthal, Germany

1956Science student later astronaut Neil Armstrong marries fellow student Janet Elizabeth Shearon in Wilmette, Illinois

1982Actor Danny Devito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33)

1867Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

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Notable Deaths on January 28th

1918John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician/soldier, dies of pneumonia at 45

1547Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55

814Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71

1596Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies of dysentery at 50

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