28 April It Happened Today
1442 Birth of English King Edward IV.
1758 Birth of James Monroe, fifth president of the US.
1788 Maryland becomes the seventh state of the Union.
1878 Birth of American actor Lionel Barrymore.
1945 Italian dictator Benito Mussolini is shot by his own countrymen and hung upside down, along with his mistress Claretta Petacci.
1977 Three Baader-Meinhof terrorists are jailed for life in West Germany.