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This Day in History

May 31
1551  Set designer Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo dies
1578  Italian archaeologist Antonio Bosio becomes the first rediscover the Christian catacombs in Rome
1594  Painter Tintoretto dies at 75
1664  Cardinal & Minister Giulio Alberoni born
1857  Pope Pius XI (Ambrogio DA Ratti) born
1921  Actress Alida Valli Pola born in Italy
1944  Allies breakthrough Italy
1947  The Italian Government of Gasperi is formed
1971  Painter Massimo Campigli dies at 75

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