28 January is the 28th day of the year. There are 337 days remaining (338 in leap years).
- 1547: Henry VIII, former King of England and husband to Anne Boleyn, dies.
- 1813: Pride and Prejudice is published.
Behind the scenes
- 1971: Ashley Artus, the actor who played a Death Eater in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, is born.
- 1976: Lee Ingleby, the actor who played Stan Shunpike, is born.