Historical Events in February 1633

  • Feb 2 M Rossi's opera "Erminia sul Giordano" premieres in Rome

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Feb 13 Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun

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Feb 22 St. Peter's Baldachin, the cathedral's sculptural centerpiece, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini is inaugurated by Pope Urban VIII in Rome