Events, Births, Deaths occured on January 28

Historical Events

1303 - Alauddin Khilji started for Mewar. According to legend Alauddin heard of the unparalled beauty of Rani Padmini, wife of Ratan Singh. He went to Chittor with an intention to siege the fort.

1835 - Medical College, Bengal was established; later became Medical College Kolkata.

2011 - Bollywood film "Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji" directed by Madhur Bhandarkar starring Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi, Omi Vaidya, Shazahn Padamsee, Shraddha Das and Shruti Haasan was released.

2012 - India lost Test Series against Australia in Australia with 4-0.

Famous Births

1925 - Raja Ramanna was born. He was a prominent nuclear scientist and physicist. He had a major role in the development of Indian nuclear programme in its early stages.

Famous Deaths

2007 - O. P. Nayyar (Omkar Prasad Nayyar) died at the age of 81 in Mumbai. He was a film music director and composer.



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