28 May 1946
  • USS Cassin Young was decommissioned. ww2dbase [Cassin Young | CPC]
  • Tang Enbo was made the commanding officer of the Capital Garrison. ww2dbase [Tang Enbo | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Morotai, Moluccan Islands and embarked Japanese personnel. She departed later on the same day. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Morotai, Maluku Islands | CPC]
  • I-14 served as a target ship for the Mark 10-3 exploder about895 8 miles off Barber's Point, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii. She was sunk by a torpedo from USS Bugara. ww2dbase [I-14 | Oahu | CPC]
  • Ramón Magsaysay was elected to the Philippine House of Representatives. ww2dbase [Ramón Magsaysay | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 May 1946
Dr. Klaus Schilling on the gallows at Landsberg, Germany, 28 May 1946. Schilling was convicted at the Dachau war crimes trials for conducting infectious disease experiments on prisoners.

28 May 1946 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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