28th April 1945: View of the mutilated bodies of Benito Mussolini (1883 – 1945) and his mistress, Clara Petacci, propped up against a marble wall in Milan, Italy, World War II. The couple had tried to escape to Switzerland but were caught and executed by Italian partisans. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

April 28 – 1945. Benito Mussolini, Italian Fascist Leader, Executed