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Sicilian Culture

The People, The History, The Culture

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

January 26
1778  Poet Ugo Foscolo
1887  Battle of Dogali - Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats the Italians
1942  Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German Marshal Rommel
1956  7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
1959  Italy government of Fanfani resigns
1960  Where or When is a hit song by Dion & The Belmonts



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