Today in History- 28th January

International Events: 28th January
Year Event
1846 British defeat Sikh Forces in the Battle of Aliwal.
1871 France surrendered in the Franco-Prussian War.
1887 Construction of Eiffle Tower begins in Paris.
1920 Foundation of the Spanish Legion.
1932 Japanese forces attack Shanghai.
1986 Seven dead in American space shuttle Challenger disaster.
1999 The creation of Element 114 is announced by scientists.