Today in History- 28th January

International Events:

1871                 France surrendered in the Franco-Prussian War.

1986                 Seven dead in American space shuttle Challenger disaster.

1999                 The creation of Element 114 is announced by scientists.

Indian Events:

1846                 British defeat Sikh Forces in the Battle of Aliwal.

1865                 Lala Lajpat Rai.