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Sicilian Culture

The People, The History, The Culture

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

February 15
37 Roman Emporer Claudius Drusus Germanicus Caesar born
1145  Italian Pope Lucius II (Gherardo Caccianemici) dies
1564  Astronomer Galileo Galilei born in Pisa, Italy
1666  Italian Anatomist (Eardrums, Glottis) Antonio Valsalva born
1898  Actor Toto (Antonio de Curtis) born in Naples
1944  Bombing & shooting at Monte Cassino convent Italy begins
1959  Antonio Segni forms Italian government
1993  Italian Bebop & Pianist George Wallington (born as Giacinto Figlia) dies



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