Italian History (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 611

  • 1948-01-01 The Constitution of Italy comes into force.
  • 1948-03-07 The Dodecanese islands officially become part of Greece again, ending the Italian rule.
  • 1948-05-11 Luigi Einaudi elected president of Italy
  • 1948-07-14 Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot near to the Italian Parliament.
  • 1948-07-25 35th Tour de France won by Gino Bartali of Italy
  • 1949-07-24 36th Tour de France won by Fausto Coppi of Italy
  • 1951-09-19 Italian civil servants strike for pay increase
  • 1951-12-24 United Kingdom of Libya gains independence from Italy via UN
  • 1952-07-19 39th Tour de France won by Fausto Coppi of Italy
  • 1954-01-18 Fanfani forms Italian government
  • 1954-01-30 Fanfani government of Italy resigns
  • 1954-02-09 Mario Scelba forms new government in Italy
  • 1954-07-31 First ascent of K2, by an Italian expedition led by Ardito Desio.
  • 1954-10-26 Trieste returned to Italy.
  • 1955-04-29 Giovanni Gronchi elected third president of Italy
  • 1955-06-22 Antonio Segni forms government in Italy
  • 1955-12-14 16 countries join the United Nations, including Austria, Finland, Italy, and Spain
  • 1956-01-26 7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
  • 1956-02-05 7th Winter Olympic games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
  • 1956-07-25 Italian liner Andrea Doria sinks after colliding with the Stockholm
  • 1957-03-10 Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy
  • 1957-05-06 Italian government of Segni resigns
  • 1957-05-19 Adone Zoli forms Italian government
  • 1959-01-26 Italy government of Fanfani resigns
  • 1959-02-15 Antonio Segni forms Italian government

Film release premierFilm Premier

1960-02-03 "La Dolce Vita" directed by Federico Fellini and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg has its film premiere in Italy

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film director, Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini
  • 1960-02-24 Italian government of Segni falls
  • 1960-03-25 Italian government Tambroni forms
  • 1960-06-26 Italian Somaliland declares independence from Italian administration
  • 1960-07-01 The independent Somali Democratic Republic, commonly known as Somalia, is formed out of former British and Italian territories
  • 1960-07-17 47th Tour de France won by Gastone Nencini of Italy
  • 1960-07-19 Italian government Tambroni, resigns
  • 1960-07-26 Italian government of Fanfani forms
  • 1960-09-11 17th Olympic games close in Rome Italy
  • 1960-12-13 Italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)
  • 1960-12-28 49th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Sydney (4-1)
  • 1961-05-27 Fiorentina of Italy win 1st European Cup Winner's Cup against Glasgow Rangers 4-2 in Florence (2nd leg)
  • 1961-09-10 Italian Grand Prix, a crash causes the death of German driver Wolfgang von Trips and 13 spectators hit by his Ferrari.
  • 1961-11-11 Congolese soldiers murder 13 Italian UN pilots
  • 1961-12-23 Train accident in Italy, 70 die
  • 1961-12-28 50th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Melbourne (5-0)
  • 1962-04-05 St Bernard Tunnel finished-Swiss/Italians workers shake hands
  • 1962-05-06 Antonio Segni elected president of Italy
  • 1962-05-11 Antonio Segni becomes president of Italy
  • 1962-08-14 French & Italian workers break through at Mont Blanc Vehicular Tunnel
  • 1962-09-05 Atletico Madrid of Spain win 2nd European Cup Winner's Cup against ACF Fiorentina of Italy 3-0 in Stuttgart (replay)
  • 1962-10-27 The plane of Enrico Mattei, Italian industry's most relevant figure, crashes in mysterious circumstances.

Film release premierFilm Premier

1963-02-14 "81/2" a film directed by Federico Fellini premieres in Italy, starring Marcello Mastroianni.

Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film director, Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini
  • 1963-02-16 1st round-trip swim of Strait of Messina, Italy (Mary Revell of US)
  • 1963-10-09 Vaiont Dam disaster, landslide creates 50 million cubic metre wave killing around 2,000 in the Piave Valley in Northern Italy
  • 1963-10-10 Dam bursts in Italy, 3,000+ die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1963-12-04 Aldo Moro forms Italian government (1963-1968)

Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro
Italian Prime Minister
Aldo Moro
  • 1964-02-27 The government of Italy asks for help to keep the Leaning Tower of Pisa from toppling over.
  • 1964-03-21 9th Eurovision Song Contest: Gigliola Cinquetti for Italy wins singing "Non ho l'eta" in Copenhagen
  • 1964-08-26 Italian Communist Party selects Luigi Longo as chairman
  • 1964-10-04 Italian Autostrada del Sol opens at Milan-Naples
  • 1964-12-06 President Segni of Italy resigns
  • 1965-04-02 Hochhuths play "Stellvertreter" banned in Italy
  • 1965-07-14 52nd Tour de France won by Felice Gimondi of Italy
  • 1965-07-16 Mont Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens
  • 1966-05-20 19th Cannes Film Festival: "A Man and a Woman" directed by Claude Lelouch and "The Birds, the Bees and the Italians" directed by Pietro Germi jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • 1966-11-04 Flooding of Arno River (Italy) destroys countless art works, kills 113
  • 1968-05-23 AC Milan of Italy win 8th European Cup Winner's Cup against Hamburger SV of West Germany 2-0 in Rotterdam
  • 1968-06-08 UEFA European Championship: Italy defeat Yugoslavia 2-0 in Rome
  • 1968-09-28 Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr
  • 1970-06-21 FIFA World Cup: Brazil beats Italy, 4-1 to win Football's 9th World Cup in Mexico City
  • 1970-07-15 Denmark beats Italy 2-0 in 1st world female soccer championship
  • 1970-08-06 Italian government of Mariano Rumor resigns
  • 1970-10-01 63 arrested in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milano, Italy
  • 1972-02-18 Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy for the 1st time
  • 1972-11-30 Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome, Italy)
  • 1973-05-16 AC Milan of Italy win 13th European Cup Winner's Cup against Leeds of England 1-0 in Saloniki
  • 1973-07-04 In audience with Italian cyclists, Pope Paul VI praises athletes who "offer the magnificent show of a healthy, strong, generous youth"
  • 1973-11-22 The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
  • 1974-02-18 NASA launches Italian satellite San Marcos C-2 (235/843 km)
  • 1974-03-06 An Italian loses a record $1,920,000 at roulette in Monte Carlo
  • 1974-04-18 Red Brigade kidnaps Italian attorney general Mario Sossi
  • 1974-05-08 FC Magdenburg of East Germany win 14th European Cup Winner's Cup against AC Milan of Italy 2-0 in Rotterdam
  • 1974-05-23 Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed
  • 1974-05-28 Italian fascists bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed
  • 1974-06-10 Rumor's government in Italy resigns
  • 1975-02-18 Italy broadens abortion law
  • 1975-06-16 Italy's Communist party PCI, wins
  • 1976-05-06 An earthquake strikes Friuli in Northern Italy, causing 989 deaths and the destruction of entire villages.
  • 1976-06-21 Berlinguers PCI wins election in Italy
  • 1976-07-30 Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy for the 2nd time
  • 1976-12-19 65th Davis Cup: Italy beats Chile in Santiago (4-1)
  • 1977-12-04 66th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Sydney (3-1)
  • 1978-03-16 Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
  • 1978-04-15 43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy
  • 1978-05-18 Italy legalizes abortion
  • 1978-06-15 Italy's pres Leone resigns due to Lockheed affair
  • 1978-07-08 Alessandro Pertini elected President of Italy
  • 1979-08-04 Italian government of Cossiga begins
  • 1979-12-16 68th Davis Cup: USA beats Italy in San Francisco (5-0)
  • 1980-06-27 Italian plane crashes into Tyrrheense Sea, kills 81
  • 1980-08-02 Fascist bomb attack on Bologna Italy train station, 86 killed
  • 1980-08-20 Reinhold Messner of Italy is 1st to solo ascent Mt Everest
  • 1980-11-23 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy
  • 1980-12-07 69th Davis Cup: Czechoslovakia beats Italy in Prague (4-1)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,347

  • 1846-10-21 Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (Cuore)
  • 1847-02-14 Maria Pia of Italy, queen of Portugal (d. 1911)
  • 1847-10-21 Guiseppe Giacosa, Italian songwriter (libretti opera Puccini)
  • 1847-10-31 Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (2-fasenmotor)
  • 1848-07-15 Vilfredo F D Pareto, Italian economist/sociologist
  • 1850-05-21 Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (d. 1914)
  • 1850-09-04 Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal/earl (WW I-Caporetto)
  • 1851-11-20 Queen Margherita of Italy (d. 1926)
  • 1852-08-22 Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy)
  • 1853-01-12 Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro, Italian mathematician (tensor analysis)
  • 1854-04-21 Eusapia Palladino, Italian spiritual medium, born in Minervino Murge, Apulia (d. 1918)
  • 1855-12-31 Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet
  • 1856-03-07 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)
  • 1857-04-23 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza)
  • 1857-05-31 Pius XI, [Ambrogio DA Ratti], Italy, 259th Pope (1922-39)
  • 1858-01-15 Giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter
  • 1858-04-01 Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Circulation of Elite)
  • 1858-06-20 Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits)
  • 1858-08-27 Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician
  • 1858-09-27 Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician, founder of symbolic logic

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1858-12-22 Giacomo Puccini, Lucca Italy opera composer (La bohème, Tosca, Madame Butterfly), (d. 1924)

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini
  • 1859-10-03 Elenora Duse, Italy, actress (Hedda Gabler)
  • 1859-10-18 Paolo Orsi, Rovereto, Italian Archaeologist (Sicilian excavations)
  • 1860-05-03 Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician (d. 1940)
  • 1860-05-19 Victor E Orlando, Italy's premier (1917-19)
  • 1861-12-05 Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
  • 1861-12-19 Italo Svevo, Trieste Austria, Italian novelist (La Coscienza di Zeno)
  • 1862-12-14 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS]
  • 1862-12-26 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [NS]
  • 1863-03-12 Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italy, writer/military hero (Intruder)
  • 1863-12-07 Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer/fascist (Cavalleria Rusticana)
  • 1863-12-31 Alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Dizionario Moderno)
  • 1864-06-29 Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer (Roman law)
  • 1865-06-26 Bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance)
  • 1865-08-14 Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (d. 1952)
  • 1865-09-08 Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (Amore & Amore, Top)
  • 1866-02-25 Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher
  • 1866-04-01 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist/composer/conductor (Arlecchino), born in Empoli (d. 1924)
  • 1866-07-23 Francesco Cilea, Italian composer (L'arlesiana), born in Palmi (d. 1950)
  • 1866-08-13 Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (d. 1945)
  • 1866-09-27 Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic Blessed (d. 1932)
  • 1867-03-25 Arturo Toscanini, Parma Italy, temperamental conductor (NBC)
  • 1867-06-28 Luigi Pirandello, Italy, writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)
  • 1869-01-13 Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist
  • 1869-11-11 Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
  • 1869-11-11 Gaetano Bresci, Italian-American anarchist (d. 1901)
  • 1870-02-03 Ada Negri, Italian poet/author (Il Libro di Mara)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1870-08-31 Maria Montessori, Italian educator (spontaneous response), born in Chiaravalle, Marche, Italy (d. 1952)

  • 1871-07-18 Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)
  • 1871-09-27 Grazia Deledda, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)
  • 1871-09-28 Pietro Badoglio, Grazzano Monferrato, Italy, General/Libyan Governor (1928-33) and Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44)
  • 1871-11-27 Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (d. 1950)
  • 1872-03-25 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)
  • 1872-05-14 Elia Dalla Costa, Italian cardinals (d. 1961)
  • 1872-12-20 Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer
  • 1873-01-08 Elena of Montenegro, queen of Italy (d. 1956)
  • 1873-01-29 Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, Italy, explorer/climber (Mt St Elias)
  • 1873-02-25 Enrico Caruso, Naples Italy, operatic tenor (Faust)
  • 1873-03-29 Tullio Levi-Civita, Italian mathematician (d. 1941)
  • 1873-10-18 Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1951)
  • 1874-03-24 Luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president of Italy (1948-55)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1874-04-25 Guglielmo Marconi, Italian radio inventor (Nobel 1909), born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1937)

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1874-05-01 Romaine Brooks (born Beatrice Romaine Goddard), American painter , born in Rome, Italy
  • 1874-12-25 Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (d. 1944)
  • 1875-03-04 Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter
  • 1875-04-29 Rafael Sabatini, Italian/British writer (d. 1950)
  • 1875-05-18 Guido Alberto Fano, Italian composer and pianist, born in Padua (d. 1961)
  • 1875-05-30 Giovanni Gentile, Italian philosopher (d. 1944)
  • 1875-07-04 Giovanni & Giacomo Tocci, Italian siamese twins, born in Locana (probable date),
  • 1875-11-06 Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator
  • 1876-01-12 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Venice Italy, composer
  • 1876-03-08 Franco Alfano, Italian opera composer (Il dottore Antonio)
  • 1876-04-30 Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (d. 1937)
  • 1876-08-14 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Italian feminist/poet (Una Donna)
  • 1877-09-26 Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (d. 1963)
  • 1877-11-09 Enrico De Nicola, Italian politician (d. 1959)
  • 1878-03-12 Gemma Galgani, Italian saint
  • 1879-06-21 Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)
  • 1879-07-09 Ottorino Respighi, Bologna Italy, composer (Pines of Rome)
  • 1879-07-27 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza)
  • 1881-01-09 Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)
  • 1881-04-03 Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1881-11-25 Pope John XXIII [Angelo Roncalli], 261st Pope (1958-63), born in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1963)

  • 1882-01-27 Giuseppe Prezzolini, Italy, writer (La Voce, La Cultura Italiano)
  • 1882-04-15 Giovanni Amendola, Italian antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo)
  • 1882-04-28 Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist
  • 1882-08-11 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian Marshal, fascist and Viceroy of Italian East Africa, born in Filettino, Italy (d. 1955)
  • 1882-10-05 Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer (Solar physics)
  • 1882-11-18 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italy, operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds)
  • 1883-01-01 Federigo Tozzi, Italian writer/journalist (La Torre, Tre Croci)
  • 1883-03-09 Umberto Saba, Italian writer, born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1883-04-07 Gino Severini, Italian painter (d. 1966)
  • 1883-07-25 Alfredo Casella, Turin Italy, composer (La Giara)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1883-07-29 Benito Mussolini [Il Duce], Fascist Italian dictator (1922-43), born in Predappio, Forlì, Italy (d. 1945)

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1884-01-23 Ralph DePalma, Italian-American race car driver (d. 1956)
  • 1884-05-22 Alceo Toni, Italian composer, born in Lugo di Romagna (d. 1969)
  • 1884-05-23 Corrado Gini, Italian sociologist (d. 1965)
  • 1884-07-12 Amedeo Modigliani, Italy, painter/sculptor (Reclining Nude)
  • 1884-10-16 Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
  • 1885-01-05 Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 975

  • 1703-09-22 Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and scientist (b. 1622)
  • 1705-01-12 Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)
  • 1707-09-24 Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (b. 1642)
  • 1709-02-08 Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50
  • 1710-07-18 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian painter, dies at 36
  • 1711-03-15 Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (b. 1645)
  • 1712-09-14 Jean [Giovanni] D Cassini, Italian/French astronomer, dies
  • 1713-06-13 Arcangelo Corelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at about 49
  • 1714-11-05 Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (b. 1633)
  • 1717-07-21 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
  • 1718-01-06 Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (b. 1664)
  • 1718-12-09 Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian cartographer and encylopaedist (b. 1650)
  • 1721-03-19 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italian Pope (1700-21), dies at 71
  • 1723-02-02 Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist, dies at 66
  • 1725-10-22 Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian baroque composer (Tigrane), dies at 65
  • 1728-02-12 Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73
  • 1728-03-08 Gian M Crescimbeni, Italian literary/critic (Arcadia), dies at 64
  • 1729-03-02 Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (b. 1662)
  • 1729-12-01 Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (b. 1665)
  • 1731-01-27 Bartolomeo Cristofori, Italian instrument maker - considered the inventor of the piano, dies at 75
  • 1736-01-31 Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678)
  • 1736-03-16 Giovanni B Pergolesi, Italian composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 26
  • 1736-12-21 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
  • 1737-02-03 Tommaso Ceva, Italian Mathematician (b. 1648)
  • 1737-12-18 Antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93
  • 1739-01-20 Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (b. 1659)
  • 1740-01-05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
  • 1740-02-29 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1741-07-28 Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Italian composer, dies at 63

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso & Composer
Antonio Vivaldi
  • 1742-06-08 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62
  • 1742-07-04 Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (b. 1671)
  • 1743-01-03 Ferdinando Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect and designer (b. 1657)
  • 1743-02-01 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • 1744-01-23 Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (b. 1668)
  • 1744-01-25 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer, dies at 64
  • 1747-07-09 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76
  • 1749-06-16 Johann Baptista Ruffini, Italian trader (b. 1672)
  • 1750-01-17 Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78
  • 1752-06-16 Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal, dies at 88
  • 1754-04-15 Jacopo Riccati, Italian mathematician (b. 1676)
  • 1755-02-11 Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (b. 1675)
  • 1756-04-10 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94
  • 1757-07-23 Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer and harpsichordist (La Silvia), dies at 71
  • 1764-03-30 Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at 68
  • 1764-05-03 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedist, dies at 53
  • 1765-10-21 Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73
  • 1767-12-09 Benedetto Alfieri, Italian architect (San Giovanni Battista), dies
  • 1768-03-18 Lawrence Sterne, writer (Sentimental Journey France & Italy), dies
  • 1768-04-19 Filippo della Valle, Italian sculptor, dies at about 70
  • 1768-04-20 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70
  • 1768-10-31 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78
  • 1768-12-20 Carlo Innocenzio Maria Frugoni, Italian poet (b. 1692)
  • 1770-02-26 Giuseppe Tartini, Italian composer/violinist, dies at 77
  • 1770-03-27 Giovanni B Tiepolo, Italian painter (Banquet of Cleopatra), dies at 73
  • 1770-04-28 Marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60
  • 1771-12-06 Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (b. 1682)
  • 1772-05-22 Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (b. 1687)
  • 1773-03-01 Luigi Vanvitelli, [Louis van Wittel], Italian architect, dies at 72
  • 1775-06-11 Egidio Romoaldo Duni, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • 1775-11-24 Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (b. 1703)
  • 1778-02-20 Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)
  • 1778-11-09 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher, dies at 58
  • 1778-11-20 Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (b. 1726)
  • 1779-04-06 Tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52
  • 1780-01-10 Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
  • 1780-11-17 Bernardo Bellotto, Italian painter (b. 1720)
  • 1781-05-27 Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716)
  • 1782-04-12 Metastasio, Italian poet and librettist (b. 1698)
  • 1782-07-15 Farinelli, Italian singer, dies at 77
  • 1783-09-06 Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (b. 1710)
  • 1785-01-03 Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (b. 1706)
  • 1786-12-26 Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)
  • 1787-08-01 Alfonsus M de' Liguori, Italian theologist/bishop/saint, dies at 90
  • 1787-10-30 Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat, dies at 58
  • 1788-05-08 Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born physician and naturalist (b. 1723)
  • 1788-12-30 Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher, dies at 86
  • 1793-01-01 Francesco Guardi, Italian painter, dies at 80
  • 1793-02-06 Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
  • 1795-03-21 Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (b. 1714)
  • 1795-04-12 Rainieri de Calzabigi, Italian librettist and poet, dies at 80
  • 1795-10-10 Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (b. 1714)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1798-06-04 Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer/writer/librarian and womanizer, dies at 73

Adventurer, Writer and famous Lover Giacomo Casanova
Adventurer, Writer and famous Lover
Giacomo Casanova
  • 1798-12-04 Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomy/physicist, dies at 61
  • 1799-01-09 Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (b. 1718)
  • 1799-02-12 Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (b. 1729)
  • 1799-08-15 Giuseppe Parini, Italian poet (b. 1729)
  • 1799-08-29 Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99), dies at 71
  • 1800-05-07 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72
  • 1801-01-11 Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Matrimonio segreto), dies at 51
  • 1802-07-28 Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer (Il er pastore, Ifigenia), dies at 72
  • 1803-09-15 Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1719)
  • 1803-10-08 Vittorio A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54
  • 1804-03-16 Francisco marquis Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright, dies at 75
  • 1804-11-19 Pietro Alessandro Guglieli, Italian opera composer, dies at 75
  • 1808-09-13 Saverio Bettinelli, Italian writer (b. 1718)
  • 1810-06-07 Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (b. 1765)
  • 1813-04-10 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian-born mathematician and astronomer (b. 1736)
  • 1816-03-19 Philip Mazzei, Italian physician (b. 1730)
  • 1816-06-05 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Serva Padrona), dies at 76
  • 1817-11-08 Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter of Napoleon, dies at 63