(Saturday, January 28, 1995) — “Creep” by TLC peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for four consecutive weeks (Jan. 28, Feb. 4/11/18, 1995).
Video: 'WW2: The Battle of the Bulge' (Jan. 28, 1945, at 38:09)
(Sunday, January 28, 1945, 7:00 p.m. local time; during the Battle of the Bulge on the Western Front of World War II) — The Battle of the Bulge, a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe, ended today when the Americans, who suffered 19,246 killed, forced the Germans back to their start line. Continue reading Germans return to start line, ending Battle of the Bulge 70 years ago this hour (Jan 28 1945)
(Thursday, January 28, 1915, 9:00 a.m. local time; during World War I) — The American merchant vessel SS William P. Frye, en route to England with a cargo of wheat, became the first U.S. ship to be sunk during World War I (in the South Atlantic Ocean off the Brazilian coast) by a German cruiser, the SS Prinz Eitel Friedrich, even though the United States was not at war.