June 15, 2021
On this day (15 June) in 1927, Ugo Eugenio Pratt (known as Hugo Pratt), the comic book artist and illustrator, was born in Rimini.

May 23, 2021
The Feast Day of Pentecost is celebrated in the Western Church as the day when the Holy Spirit descended on Jesus’s disciples, giving them “tongues of fire” that enabled them to preach the gospel in multiple languages.

May 13, 2021
Today is the feast day of the Ascension, marking the last appearance of Jesus on earth after his Resurrection at Easter.

April 2, 2021
Today is Good Friday, the anniversary of Jesus’ death on the cross.

December 23, 2020
Sculptor Ottaviano Pannella was Born in Ascoli Piceno on 23 December 1635.

December 2, 2020
Leading Designer Achille Castiglioni Died in Milan on 2 December 2002.

October 12, 2020
Today is Columbus Day, a national holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas in 1492.

Bust of Domitian

September 14, 2020
On this day (14 September) in 81 A.D., Domitian became Roman Emperor.

September 13, 2020
On this day (13 September) in 1470, the Badia of Florence acquired a new artwork by the Tuscan sculptor, Mino da Fiesole (Mino di Giovanni).

September 8, 2020
On this day (8 September) in 1474 the Italian poet, Ludovico Ariosto was born in Reggio Emilia in the Duchy of Modena.

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