This Day in History
June 4, 2023
Today is Trinity Sunday, celebrated in the Western Church on the first Sunday after Pentecost as a day to focus on the doctrine that God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit at once.
May 28, 2023
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 18, 2023
Today is the feast day of the Ascension, marking the last appearance of Jesus on earth after his Resurrection at Easter.
March 20, 2023
At midday on the Spring Equinox, light streams in through the twenty-seven foot diameter oculus of the Pantheon and aligns perfectly with the doorway.
September 17, 2021
Sculptor Giovanni Bastianini was born near Fiesole on 17 September 1830.
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.