* Jan. 28: Today is National Blueberry Pancake Day.
* Jan. 28: Northwestern University in Chicago was chartered on January 28, 1851.
* Jan. 28: On January 28, 1807, London's Pall Mall became the first
street illuminated by gaslight.
* Jan. 28: U.S. Coast Guard was created from the combining of Life
Saving and Revenue Cutter services on January 28, 1915.
* Jan. 28: American Social Science Association was incorporated by the
55th Congress on January 28, 1899.
* Jan. 28: On January 28, 1902, Carnegie Institution of Washington was
founded in Washington D.C.
* Jan. 28: On January 28, 1934, the first ski tow (rope) in the U.S.
began operation in Woodstock, Vermont.
* Jan. 28: On January 28, 1986, STS-51L/Space Shuttle Challenger
exploded 73 sec after lift-off from Kennedy Space Center.
* Jan. 28: January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
* Jan. 28: January is National Mentoring Month.
* Jan. 28: January is National Stalking Awareness Month.