Florence in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1931-06-14 Marla Gibbs [Margaret Theresa Bradley], American comedian and actress (Florence-Jeffersons, Mary-227), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1931-10-16 Rosa Rosal [Florence Gayda], Filipino actress and humanitarian described as "original femme fatale of Philippine cinema", born in Manila, Philippine Islands
  • 1933-07-23 Richard Rogers, English architect (European Court of Human Rights building), born in Florence, Italy
  • 1935-10-10 Paolo Renosto, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 1937-08-15 Ronnie G. Flippo, American politician (US Representative, Alabama(D), 1977-91), born in Florence, Alabama
  • 1940-11-15 Roberto Cavalli, Italian luxury fashion designer and inventor, born in Florence, Italy
  • 1947-08-22 Donna Godchaux, American singer (Grateful Dead, 1972-79), born in Florence, Alabama
  • 1951-06-19 Daria Nicolodi, Italian actress (Terror, Shock), born in Florence, Italy
  • 1956-05-30 David-Maria Sassoli, Italian politician and journalist, European Parliament President (2019-22), born in Florence, Italy (d. 2022)
  • 1964-09-18 Marco Masini, Italian singer and songwriter, born in Florence, Italy
  • 1970-09-14 Francesco Casagrande, Italian road racing cyclist, born in Florence, Italy

Rose McGowan

1973-09-05 Rose McGowan, American actress (Charmed) and sexual harassment activist, born in Florence, Italy

  • 1975-01-11 Matteo Renzi, Italian politician and Prime Minister of Italy (2014-), born in Florence, Italy
  • 1975-01-22 James Murray, British actor (Cucumber, Medici: Masters of Florence), born in Manchester, England
  • 1981-09-07 Paul McCoy, American rock vocalist (12 Stones), born in Florence, Mississippi

Florence Pugh

1996-01-03 Florence Pugh, English actress (Outlaw Kingdom, Little Women), born in Oxford, England


Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths