San Marino in History

Historical Events

  • 0301-09-03 San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, founded by Saint Marinus
  • 1600-10-08 San Marino adopts constitution
  • 1862-03-22 San Marino & Italy conclude treaty of friendship & cooperation

Famous Birthdays

  • 1922-02-13 Tristram Coffin, San Marino, California, folklorist (The Book of Christmas Folklore, The Old Ball Game), (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAyrton Senna

1994-05-01 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian auto racer (World F1 champion 1988, 90, 91), dies in a crash at San Marino GP at 34

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna