Today in World War II History—December 28, 1940 & 1945
80 Years Ago—Dec. 28, 1940: Italian dictator Benito Mussolini requests German aid against Greeks in Albania.
75 Years Ago—Dec. 28, 1945: US Congress officially recognizes the Pledge of Allegiance.
Movie premiere of Hitchcock suspense film Spellbound, starring Gregory Peck and Ingrid Bergman.
Movie premiere of Adventure, starring Greer Garson and Clark Gable in his first postwar film (tagline “Gable’s back and Garson’s got him!”).