28th January

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1986 NASA - Shuttle Challenger explodes killing 7 The American space shuttle Challenger explodes killing all seven astronauts on board.
1982 Red Brigade - US hostage freed Italian police rescue US Brigadier General James Dozier who has been held hostage by the Red Brigade for 42 days.
1953 Derek Bentley executed Teenager Derek Bentley is executed at Wandsworth Prison in London for his part in the murder of Pc Sidney Miles.
1907 Mine explosion kills 164 A mine explosion in the German city of Saarbrucken kills 164
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