List of celebrities and famous people who died on January 28th
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 20002009
American keyboard player and songwriter Lynyrd Skynyrd (d. 2009).
All Greece and Athens (Born 1939).
Czech composer of popular songs (Born 1938).
Swiss road racing cyclist (Born 1929).
Russian athlete (Born 1963)
Roman Catholic priest and American politician (Born 1920).
British actor, straight man to Benny Hill (d.2006)
French actor best known for his role in "Le DA(r]ner de Cons", a comedy about France. He was awarded many awards during his career, including the prestigious title and medal of Chevalier de la LA (c)gion de Honneur).
English songwriter and drummer (Traffic), (d. 2005).
American football player (Born in 1923)
American actor (Born 1937).
U.S. Navy officer (Born in 1927).
American professional wrestler (Born 1936).
Puerto Rican radio host (Born 1923)
Belgian soldier and cyclist (d. 2002).
American baseball player and coach (d.2001)
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 19901999
Son Segerstedt (Born 1908), Swedish philosopher and sociologist
Nurse dies at the age of 80.
Bandit dies at the age of 68.
Journalist dies at 72
Soldier/politician dies at 77
American comic book writer Superman dies at the age of 81 (b. 1914).
Strip-cartoon artist dies at the age of 84.
Recording expert/entrepreneur dies at the age of 81.
President of Burma (1981-1988)
At 72 years old, the US UNICEF director (1980-1995) dies.
Writer/critic dies at the age of 83.
Academic, dies at the age of 59.
Artist dies at the age of 61
Canadian historian and political biographer, an anarchist thinker and essayist, and a Canadian literary critic. He was also a poet, and published many volumes of travel writing. He was also the founder editor of "Canadian Literature", the first academic journal to exclusively focus on Canadian writing. His book, "Anarchism - A History of Libertarian Ideas and Movements", (1962) is his …
Dutch journalist Het Parool dies at 79
Actor (Otis Campbell - Andy Griffith Show), died at 77
At 86 years old, a builder (Levittown) dies from kidney failure.
Actor, Gator, Fade to Black, dies from a lung infection at 83
Screenwriter (Dinner at eight), dies at 96 from heart failure
Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem), died at the age of 86.
dancer/choreographer, dies at age 37.
Hit HRs in 8 consecutive matches, dies at age 66
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 19801989
10th Panchen Lama, Tibetan religious figure (Born 1938)
American astronaut and teacher. She was the first person to be allowed into outer space by national selection.
American astronaut. Honor student, she graduated with a B.A. She received a B.A. in Electrical Engineering in honor and began her training to become an astronaut in March 1978. She flew six days on her first shuttle flight aboard the Discovery on 8/30/1984. Her solar experiments won her accolades.
American astronaut aboard Challenger that lifted off from Cape Kennedy, FL on 1/28/86 at 11:39 AM EST. It exploded one minute and twelve seconds later.
Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr, dies in Challenger
Hawaii, United States -- Major USAF / ast, dies in Challenger disaster
Challenger disaster kills Lake City SC, astr
Crew of Space Shuttle Challenger (Born 1944).
Crew of Space Shuttle Challenger (Born in 1950)
Akron Oh, astr, dies in Challenger disaster
Washington, United States -- USAF / Astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster
At 71, a newscaster (United and Not) dies
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 19701979
Irish poet (Born 1901).
Actor (All in the Family Andy Griffith Show), died at 92
American singer-songwriter (d. 1976).
Belgian poet and painter (d. 1976).
Norwegian psychoanalyst (Born 1887).
Italian dramatist, journalist and novelist, called "an Italian Kafka." His most famous novel, "The Tartar Steppe," was published in 1940. It is both realistically and allegorically. He also wrote "Larger Than Life," 1960 a sci-fi novel and "A Love Affair," 1962.
Austrian actor (Born 1910).
Dutch sculptor dies at the age of 66
British psychoanalyst (Born in 1896).
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 19601965
Dutch actor/director dies at the age of 63
Composer dies at 57
Belgian soldier who was both a general in WW I and commander of the French forces during WW II. He later became a collaborator with Vichy France. Rumours claimed he was the son of Empress Carlotta.
He was a French professional racing cyclist and one of the greatest of his time. He won the Tour de France once and rode it eight times. He won eight of the 117 stages and was in the top 10 96 times. He also finished 65 times in his first five. He died 23 January 1963.
On his 79th Birthday, the swiss explorer dies.
Composer dies at 54
American author (Born 1891)
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 19501959
At age 73, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-1959),
American baseball player (Born 1899).
Composer dies at 85
Television panelist (Live Begins at 1980), dies at the age of 88
British homicide accomplice. He suffered a head injury when he fell 15ft at age four. The injury left him learning disabled, severely epileptic and retarded. In 1948, he was placed in juvenile court for theft and attended reform school for three more years. He was a dustman, one of his many jobs.
Australian politician and journalist 9th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 53).
President of Finland (Born 1867).
Russian mathematician, theorist, and academic (d. 1950).
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 19401949
Composer dies at 62
French race car driver (Born 1908)
Polish-born German concentration camp commandant (d. 1948)
German concentration camp guard (d. 1947)
German Nazi official and commandant of concentration camps (Born 1906).
Venezuelan-naturalised French composer, conductor and music critic. He is also a diarist, theatre director, salon singer, and music critic. He is best known for his songs. He met Madeleine Lemaire in 1894 at his home. Marcel Proust, a "highly strung and snobby" writer at the time, was the one who became famous. Proust and Hahn shared a love of literature, …
Actor (We Go on Trip), died at 37
Composer dies at 61
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 19301938
German race car driver killed in an accident while driving on 1/28/1938 at 11:50 AM in Frankfurt, Germany.
Greek architect and target shooter (d. 1937).
Russian composer dies at 75
Russian composer, conductor, and educator (d. 355)
German writer / classicist, dies at age 80
Composer dies at 75
Czech opera singer (Born 1878)
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 19201924
Dutch author (Artist book), is killed at 56.
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 19101918
Russian mathematician and physicist (d. 1915).
Dutch-Belgian economist, theorist (d.1912).
At the age of 74, he dies.
Famous deaths on January 28th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 19001903
At the age of 54, he dies.
French composer (Born 1847).
At the age of 55, he dies.