On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1945

Historical Events

  • 2nd Republic of Austria forms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian partisans capture Benito Mussolini at Dongo (Lake Como)

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • US 5th army enters Genoa
  • World War II: The Völkischer Beobachter, the newspaper of the Nazi Party, ceases publication

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1945 Highlights

About April 27, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus