April 3, 2019
The noted late-nineteenth century restorer Gaetano Bianchi (born February 1819) died on this day, 1892.

January 8, 2018
Giotto di Bondone died on 8 January 1337 in Florence.

December 31, 2016
December 31 is the Feast Day of Pope Saint Sylvester I.

May 27, 2016
Benedetto da Maiano died on 24 May 1497 in Florence, where he was born in 1442.

January 27, 2016
Dante Alighieri (b. Florence 22 May-13 June 1265, d. Ravenna 14 September 1321) was first banished from Florence on this day, 27 January in 1302.

March 9, 2015
Humanist scholar Leonardo Bruni died on 9 March 1444 in Florence.

December 31, 2013
Today is the Feast Day of Pope St. Sylvester, who baptized the Emperor Constantine in the early 4th century.

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