Posts by Maggie Bell
April 27, 2018
April 27 is the feast day of Santa Zita, who was born into poverty in 1208 in the Tuscan town of Monsagrati (where a chapel now stands at the site of her birth).
March 23, 2018
Francesco Clemente was born on 23 March ,1952 in Naples.
February 16, 2018
Italian typographer Giambattista Bodoni was born into a family of printmakers on 16 February 1740 in Saluzzo in the Piedmont region of Italy.
February 9, 2018
On February 9, 1941, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Genoa was bombed by Allied troops during Operation Grog.
January 19, 2018
The artist Roberto Bompiani died on January 19, 1908 in Rome, in the midst of working on a monumental work entitled The Apotheosis of Sappho.
December 8, 2017
December 8 is the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception.