September 30, 2019
On this day (30 September) in 1487, Luca Landucci, the apothecary and Florentine diarist, informs us that the relics of Saint Jerome,“were taken from the altar of the Cross at Santa Maria del Fiore and were set in silver and gold, very richly, at a great cost; and then a fine procession was made, and they were replaced in the said chapel with much reverence.

September 30, 2016
September 30 marks the Feast of St Jerome, and is the date of the his death in 420 AD.

August 28, 2016
The 28th of August is the Feast Day of St. augustine of Hippo (354-430), from whom several Roman Catholic and Anglican orders take their name.

October 22, 2015
Native Genoese, late-Baroque painter Giovanni Battista Langetti – also known as Giambattista Langetti – died on this day in 1676.

March 19, 2015
19 March is the Feast of St. Joseph .

August 19, 2013
Painter Andrea del Castagno was buried on this day in 1457 in Florence.

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