Italian History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 610 of 610

  • 2013-09-08 Sebastian Vettel wins the 2013 Italian Formula One Grand Prix
  • 2013-10-03 325 people are killed after a migrant ship catches fire and shipwrecks of the coast of Lampedusa, Italy
  • 2014-02-14 Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta resigns after less than a year in office
  • 2014-02-22 Matteo Renzi becomes Prime Minister of Italy
  • 2014-07-27 101st Tour de France won by Vincenzo Nibali of Italy
  • 2014-11-11 An Italian appeals court overturns a manslaughter conviction against 6 scientists for failing to give adequate warning of a deadly earthquake
  • 2015-01-31 Sergio Mattarella is elected President of Italy
  • 2015-04-19 Boat carrying approx. 850 migrants is shipwrecked in the Mediterranean between Italian and Libya, with only 27 migrants rescued.
  • 2015-09-12 135th Women's U.S. Open: Flavia Pennetta of Italy beats fellow Italian Roberta Vinci (7-6, 4-7, 6-2)
  • 2015-11-09 "Reclining Nude" by Italian artist Modigliani fetches 2nd highest auction price at $170.4m

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,346

  • 1902-07-20 Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Bicycle Thiefs)
  • 1902-08-11 Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986)

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1902-08-24 Carlo Gambino, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy (d. 1976)

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino
  • 1902-09-20 Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Ladri di Biciclette)

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1902-09-26 Albert Anastasia [Umberto Anastasio], American-Italian gangster (Murder Inc), born in Tropea, Calabria, Italy (d. 1957)

  • 1902-10-13 Franco Giorgetti, Italy, cyclist (Olympic-gold-1920)
  • 1902-10-14 Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
  • 1902-11-29 Carlo Levi, Italy, painter/novelist (Of Fear & Freedom)
  • 1902-12-22 Joe Adonis, Italy, American crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ
  • 1903-02-26 Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • 1904-01-20 Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/grandson of Bakunin
  • 1904-02-03 Luigi Dallapiccola, Pisino Istria, Italian composer
  • 1904-03-28 Fosco Giachetti, Livorno Italy, actor (Wastrel, We the Living)
  • 1904-04-29 Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate
  • 1904-07-05 Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector
  • 1904-07-16 Goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
  • 1904-08-08 Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (d. 1948)
  • 1904-08-28 Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer (d. 1980)
  • 1904-09-15 Umberto II, van Piemonte, the last King of Italy (ruled 1946)
  • 1904-11-25 Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (d. 2000)
  • 1905-01-08 Giacinto Scelsi, La Spezia, Italy, composer and surrealist poet
  • 1905-01-18 Joseph Bonanno, Italian-born gangster (d. 2002)

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1905-01-30 Emilio G. Segrè, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), born in Tivoli, Italy (d. 1989)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Emilio G. Segrè
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Emilio G. Segrè
  • 1905-03-09 Peter C Quennell, English biographer/critic (Byron in Italy)
  • 1905-07-05 Isa Miranda, [Ines Sampietro], Italian model/actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • 1905-08-08 Nino Martini, Verona Italy, actor (Here's to Romance)
  • 1905-10-17 Franco Albini, Italian architect
  • 1905-11-15 Annunzio Mantovani, orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy
  • 1906-01-01 Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)
  • 1906-02-04 Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (champ-1933)
  • 1906-05-08 Roberto Rossellini, director (Open City), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1906-05-20 Giuseppe Siri, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1989)
  • 1906-06-12 Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977)
  • 1906-06-13 Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
  • 1906-10-02 John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature
  • 1906-10-16 Dino Buzzati, Italian writer (The Tartar Steppe), born in San Pellegrino, Belluno, (d. 1972)
  • 1906-10-30 Giuseppe Farina, Italian race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (d. 1966)
  • 1906-11-02 Luchino Visconti, Italian director (The Leopard, Death in Venice), born in Milan (d. 1976)
  • 1906-11-24 Andreina Pagnani, actress (Il Commandante), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1907-08-31 Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism (d. 1986)
  • 1907-10-30 Renzo Cesana, TV host (First Date, Continental), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1907-11-13 Giovanna of Italy, tsaritsa of Bulgaria (d. 2000)
  • 1907-11-28 Alberto Moravia, [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones)
  • 1907-12-05 Giuseppe Occhialini, Italian physicist (d. 1993)
  • 1907-12-10 Amedeo Nazzari, Cagliari Sardinia Italy, actor (Lure of Sila)
  • 1908-01-05 George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)
  • 1908-02-02 Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer
  • 1908-02-06 Amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy
  • 1908-05-01 Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)
  • 1908-07-04 Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)
  • 1908-09-09 Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
  • 1908-11-26 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
  • 1909-01-09 Herva Nelli, Italian-born American soprano, born in Florence (d. 1994)
  • 1909-04-22 Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2012)
  • 1909-04-22 Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (d. 2001)
  • 1909-07-22 Licia Albanese, American operatic soprano (NY Met Opera), born in Bari, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1909-07-22 Dorino Serafini, Italian racing driver (d. 2000)
  • 1909-10-18 Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)
  • 1909-11-08 Alberto Erede, Italian conductor
  • 1910-02-21 Carmine Galante, Italian-born gangster (d. 1979)
  • 1910-03-25 Mario Peragallo, Italian composer
  • 1910-03-25 Magda Olivero, Italian soprano
  • 1910-08-23 Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer (d. 1979)
  • 1911-07-02 Diego Fabbri, Italian, playwright/leader (Vatican movie bureau)
  • 1911-07-07 Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italy, composer (Amahl & Night Visitors)
  • 1911-11-18 Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer (d. 2000)
  • 1911-12-03 Nino Rota, composer (Torquemada), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1912-01-02 Renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight from Etna, Crucifixion)
  • 1912-02-28 Clara Petacci, Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini (d. 1945)
  • 1912-03-04 Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter
  • 1912-04-16 Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)
  • 1912-04-29 Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor
  • 1912-08-13 Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)
  • 1912-08-18 Elsa Morante, Italian writer, born in Rome (d. 1985)
  • 1912-09-29 Michelangelo Antonioni, Ferrara Italy, director (Blow-up, Red Desert)
  • 1912-10-17 John Paul I [Albino Luciano], 263rd Roman Catholic pope (1978), born in Canale d'Agordo, Belluno, Veneto region of Northern Italy
  • 1912-12-11 Carlo Ponti, Magenta, Lombardy, Italian producer (Marriage Italian Style, Doctor Zhivago)
  • 1913-07-22 Gorni Kramer, Italian bandleader (d. 1995)
  • 1913-07-27 Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet (Diario d'Algeria)
  • 1913-08-22 Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (d. 1993)
  • 1913-10-19 Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer (Le ragazze di San Frediano)
  • 1913-10-24 Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone, born in Bassano del Grappa (d. 1984)
  • 1914-03-04 Gino Colaussi (Luigi Colaussi), Italian footballer (d. 1991)
  • 1914-05-18 Boris Christoff, Bulgaria/Italian bass (Boris Godunov)
  • 1914-06-27 Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament (1948-87))
  • 1914-07-18 Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (d. 2000)
  • 1914-08-16 Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1914-09-14 Pietro Germi, actor/director (Divorce Italian Style), born in Genoa, Italy
  • 1914-12-27 Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)
  • 1915-03-10 Harry Bertoia, Italian artist (d. 1978)
  • 1915-03-12 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
  • 1915-06-16 Mariano Rumor, premier Italy
  • 1915-07-27 Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini)
  • 1915-12-18 Dario Mangiarotti, Italy, fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympic-1948, 52)
  • 1916-02-17 Raf Vallone, Tropea Italy, actor (El Cid, 2 Women, Greek Tycoon)
  • 1916-03-04 Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (Botteghe Oscure)
  • 1916-04-28 Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian automobile manufacturer, born in Cento, Ferrara (d. 1993)
  • 1916-05-14 Marco Zanuso, Italian architect
  • 1916-05-20 Trebisonda Valla, Italian athlete (d. 2006)
  • 1916-06-08 Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (d. 2007)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 974

  • 1918-10-28 Ulisse Dini, Italian mathematician (b. 1845)
  • 1919-08-09 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), dies at 62
  • 1919-09-27 Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76
  • 1920-01-25 Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35
  • 1921-08-02 Enrico Caruso, Italian opera singer, dies at 48
  • 1922-01-27 Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81
  • 1922-04-21 Alessandro Moreschi, Italian castrato (b. 1858)
  • 1923-08-19 Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
  • 1923-11-26 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
  • 1924-05-10 Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58
  • 1924-06-10 Giacomo Matteotti, Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists
  • 1924-07-27 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 58
  • 1925-07-26 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888)

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1926-01-21 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • 1926-07-04 Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Saint (b. 1901)
  • 1927-04-15 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Di Giacomo), dies at 47
  • 1927-06-14 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (b. 1894)
  • 1927-07-25 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne), dies
  • 1928-02-29 Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24), dies at 66
  • 1928-03-31 Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits), dies at 69
  • 1928-07-17 Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921), dies
  • 1928-09-13 Italo Svevo, [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (Una Vita), dies at 66
  • 1928-09-29 Lido Manetti [Arnold Kent], Italian-born American actor, dies of a car accident at 29
  • 1928-12-21 Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal (WW I, Caporetto), dies at 78
  • 1931-07-04 Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62
  • 1932-01-08 Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic (b. 1866)
  • 1932-03-01 Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti Orfici), dies at 46
  • 1932-07-22 Errico Malatesta, Italian anarchist (b. 1853)
  • 1932-11-21 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies
  • 1933-03-18 Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60
  • 1934-11-23 Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)
  • 1935-04-18 Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist, dies at 90
  • 1935-11-09 Paolo Orsi, Italian Archaeologist, dies at 76
  • 1936-04-18 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56
  • 1936-08-15 Grazia Deledda, Sardina/Italian author (Nobel 1926), dies at 64
  • 1936-12-10 Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69
  • 1937-01-23 Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876)

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1937-04-27 Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46

Marxist Theorist and Politician Antonio Gramsci
Marxist Theorist and Politician
Antonio Gramsci

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1937-07-20 Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1938-03-01 Gabrielle d'Annunzio, Italian poet/fascist (Il fuoco), dies at 74
  • 1939-02-10 Pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81
  • 1939-08-11 Jean Bugatti, Italian automobile designer (b. 1909)
  • 1940-01-05 Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (b. 1885)
  • 1940-06-28 Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44
  • 1940-10-11 Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)
  • 1940-12-09 Maletti, Italian general, dies in battle
  • 1941-11-08 Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Elite Circle), dies at 83
  • 1943-01-11 Carlo Tresca, NY's Italian newspaper editor/anti-fascist, murdered
  • 1944-01-11 Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies
  • 1944-02-07 Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (b. 1874)
  • 1944-12-02 Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67

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1945-04-28 Benito Mussolini [Il Duce], Fascist Italian dictator (1922-43), shot by communist partisans at 61

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1945-04-28 Roberto Farinacci, Italian fascist (b. 1892)
  • 1945-08-02 Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Cavalleria Rusticana), dies at 81
  • 1947-03-05 Alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63
  • 1947-08-21 Ettore Bugatti, Italian-French automobile designer and manufacturer (Automobiles E. Bugatti), dies at 65
  • 1947-12-28 Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy (1900-46), dies at 78
  • 1948-01-29 Tomislav II of Croatia, 4th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (b. 1900)
  • 1948-07-14 Palmiro Togliatti, Italy's CPI chairman, assassinated
  • 1949-01-15 Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator, dies at 63
  • 1950-02-13 Rafael Sabatini, Italian author (b. 1875)
  • 1950-08-19 Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (b. 1871)
  • 1950-08-27 Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (Fuoco Grande), dies at 41
  • 1950-11-20 Francesco Cilea, Italian composer ( Adriana Lecouvreur), dies at 84
  • 1951-04-20 Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1873)
  • 1952-01-11 Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (b. 1885)
  • 1952-04-27 Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (b. 1865)
  • 1952-05-06 Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60

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1952-05-06 Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81

  • 1952-06-20 Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (b. 1898)
  • 1952-11-20 Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86
  • 1952-12-01 Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92
  • 1952-12-26 Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Pegaso), dies at 59
  • 1954-08-19 Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73

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1954-11-28 Enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1938), dies of stomach cancer at 53

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • 1955-01-11 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian Marshal, fascist and Viceroy of Italian East Africa, dies at 72
  • 1955-04-01 Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68
  • 1956-03-31 Ralph DePalma, Italian-American race car driver (b. 1884)
  • 1956-04-02 Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter, dies at 59
  • 1956-06-11 Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61
  • 1956-07-08 Giovanni Papini, Italian author/poet (Un Uomo Finito), dies at 75
  • 1956-11-01 Pietro Badoglio, 41st Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44) and Italian General (1922-43), dies at 85
  • 1956-11-24 Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (b. 1920)
  • 1957-01-16 Arturo Toscanini, Italian US conductor (NBC), dies in NYC at 89
  • 1957-05-09 Ezio F Pinza, Italian bass (Scale of Milan, NY Met Opera), dies
  • 1957-08-26 Umberto Saba, Italian writer, dies at 74
  • 1957-09-28 Albert Ascoli, Italian developed anti-tuberculosis vaccine, dies
  • 1957-11-30 Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor (b. 1890)
  • 1958-03-01 Giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86
  • 1959-05-08 Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55
  • 1960-01-02 Fausto Coppi, Italian, ran world record 45,798 km, dies at 40
  • 1960-02-03 Fred Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor (b. 1921)
  • 1960-02-27 Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58
  • 1960-07-16 Albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74
  • 1961-06-15 Giulio Cabianca, Italian racing driver (b. 1923)
  • 1961-08-02 Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian writer (I grandi ospiti), dies at 64
  • 1961-08-14 Guido Alberto Fano, Italian composer and pianist, dies at 86
  • 1961-10-30 Luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president Italy, dies
  • 1962-10-27 Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate, dies at 58
  • 1963-02-07 Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)