The Soviet Union announces the capture of Berlin and Soviet soldiers hoist their red flag over the Reichstag building; German forces surrender to the New Zealand Army in Trieste (1945)
Hungary begins dismantling its border fence with Austria, which allows a number of East Germans to defect (1989)
Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man, is killed by the U.S. special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan (2011)
b: Bianca Jagger (1950); d: Martin Bormann (1945), Ludwig Stumpfegger (1945), Franz von Papen (1969), J. Edgar Hoover (1972), Wilbur Mills (1992), Jack Kemp (2009), Osama bin Laden (2011)
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