Happy birthday, Carolyn Jones

Happy birthday, Carolyn Jones Born April 28, 1930 Best remembered as Morticia Addams in The Addams Family television show (pictured), Jones also starred in House of Wax (1953, pictured) in which her character was turned into a sculpture of Joan of Arc, Eaten Alive, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and had an uncredited role in…

The “death” of Belle Gunness, serial killer for profit

April 28, 1908 La Ponte, Indiana The bodies Belle Gunness’ three children and the headless corpse of a woman are found in the charred remnants of Gunness’ home Gunness was believed to have been a serial killer, killing her first husband, Mads Albert Sorenson, and their two infant children, as well as burning down their…

Benito Mussolini’s execution

April 28, 1945 Giulino di Mezzegra, Kingdom of Italy Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini, is executed with a group of his followers and put on public display Mussolini, knowing the end of his reign was at hand, attempted to flee Italy into Switzerland. With him were his mistress and 3 other male followers. Their vehicle…