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Today in History
Friday, 28 January 2022
2010
Five murderers of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of Bangladesh: Lieutenant Colonel Syed Faruq Rahman, Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Major AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed, Major Bazlul Huda and Lieutenant Colonel Mohiuddin Ahmed were hanged.
2002
TAME Flight 120, a Boeing 727-100 crashes in the Andes mountains in southern Colombia killing 92.
1986
Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission – Space Shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff killing all seven astronauts on board.
1985
Supergroup USA for Africa (United Support of Artists for Africa) records the hit single ''We Are the World'', to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.
1982
US Army general James L. Dozier is rescued by Italian anti-terrorism forces from captivity by the Red Brigades.
1981
Ronald Reagan lifts remaining domestic petroleum price and allocation controls in the United States helping to end the 1979 energy crisis and begin the 1980s oil glut.
1980
{{USCGC|Blackthorn|WLB-391|6}} collides with the tanker Capricorn while leaving Tampa Florida and capsizes killing 23 Coast Guard crewmembers.
1977
The first day of the Great Lakes Blizzard of 1977, which severely affects and cripples much of Upstate New York, but Buffalo, NY, Syracuse, NY, Watertown, NY, and surrounding areas are most affected, each area accumulating close to {{convert|10|ft|m}} of snow on this one day.thumb.]]
1965
The current design of the Flag of Canada is chosen by an act of Parliament.
1958
The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today.
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