Today in History for 28th January 1986

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 24 perfs
- 25th Space Shuttle (51L)-Challenger 10 explodes 73 sec after liftoff
- Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- Jessica Ennis, English heptathlete
- Shruti Haasan, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 7 of 7

- Christa McAuliffe, astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster
- Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast, dies in Challenger disaster
- Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster
- Greg Jarvis - Crew of Space Shuttle Challenger (b. 1944)
- Judith Arlene Resnik, Akron Oh, astr, dies in Challenger disaster
- Michael J Smith, Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr, dies in Challenger
- Ronald E McNair, Lake City SC, astr, dies in Challenger disaster

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