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  1. In 1910, the Diamond Match Company patented the 1st nonpoisonous match in the U.S., which used a safe chemical called sesquisulfide of phophorous. United States President Taft publicly asked Diamond Match to release their patent for the good of mankind. They did on January 28, 1911

  2. The Lego block with the tubes inside was patented in 1958. The 2x4 Lego bricks are all made to the exact same measurements included in the January 28, 1958 patent.

  3. Despite concerns, construction began in January 1933 and the bridge was open to traffic on May 28, 1937. It only took four years to build.

  4. The Space probe, New Horizons was launched January 19, 2006 and on the way to Pluto it flew past Jupiter on February 28, 2007. It will arrive at Pluto in 2015. It will go on into the Kuiper Belt and finish its mission in 2026.

  5. Condoleezza Rice served as the U.S. Secretary of State from January 28, 2005 to January 20, 2009.

  6. Puerto Princesa Underground River was designated as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature on January 28, 2012.

  7. Two founding members of Jefferson Airplane, one whom only lasted one album (Signe Anderson) and one whom lasted through the band's entire existence (Paul Kanter) both died on the same day - January 28, 2016.

  8. The record for “heaviest birth” is held by Giantess Anna Bates, who gave birth to a baby boy weighing 22 pounds and measuring 28 inches in her home in Seville, OH in January 1879. She lost an estimated 6 gallons of fluid when her water broke. Sadly, the baby only lived for 11 hours.

  9. She was in training for her third flight when the Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986.

  10. Astrid Lindgren died on January 28, 2002, at the age of 94, in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Henry VIII died on January 28, 1547 at the age of 55.

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