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Sicilian Culture

The People, The History, The Culture

This Day in History:
Italian Contributions in the Month of January

January 10
49BC Julius Cesar crosses the Rubicon and invades Italy
69AD Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as Cæsar
681   Sicilian Pople Agatho Sicilian dies
1072  Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo
1683  Composer Gasparo Visconti
1780  Italian Composer Francesco Antonio Vallotti dies at age 82
1944  Singer Frank Sinatra Jr. is born (son of Frank Sinatra)
1960  Among My Souvenirs is a hit song by Connie Francis

1997  Italian Tenor Alvinio Misciano dies after falling out a window


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