This Day in History
May 31, 2020
Prolific Florentine painter Alessandro di Cristofano di Lorenzo del Bronzino Allori (1535–1607) was born on May 31, 1535.
March 16, 2020
On this day (16 March) in 1796, the Italian sculptor, Cincinnato Baruzzi was born in Imola.
February 3, 2020
On this day (3 February) in 1960, Federico Fellini, script writer and visual artist, premiered his movie, La Dolce Vita , in Milan.
January 20, 2020
The third Monday of each January marks Martin Luther King Junior Day, a federal holiday in the U.S.A.
December 23, 2019
On This Day (23 December) in 1479 Bernardo Bandini Baroncelli was Captured in Constantinople.
December 22, 2019
On This Day (22 December) in 1490 the Capella Maggiore of Santa Maria Novella was Opened.
November 17, 2019
On this day (17, November) in 1744, the sculptor and architect Carlo Bartolomeo Rastrelli died in St. Petersburg, Russia.
October 31, 2019
Just In Time For Halloween… Cortenova’s “House of Witches.”