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Required Reading for Italian-Americans...

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

December 18
1565  Benedetto Varchi Italian humanist/historian dies at age 62
1897  Carlo A. Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at age 70
1737  Antonio Stradivari renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona, Italy at 93
1915  Dario Mangiarotti Italy, fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympics-1948, 52) born
1939  Sandro Lopopolia Italy, lightweight boxer (Olympics-silver-1960) born
1966  Italian Actress Gianluca Pagliuca born

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