April 28, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • British commandos attack Elbe & occupy Lauenburg
  • US 5th army reaches Swiss border

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Benito Mussolini, Fascist dictator of Italy, shot by communist partisans at 61

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Claretta Petacci, mistress of Mussolini, executed
  • Hans Bloesch, writer, dies
  • Roberto Farinacci, Italian fascist (b. 1892)