Tag Archives: Italy

Republic Day

in Italy today, it is that country’s national holiday

Italy (officially) speaks Italian, spends euros, & its capital is Rome

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Amerigo Vespucci

was born 555 years ago today, in Florence, Italy, a cartographer, an explorer,
the Americas were named after him


The U.S.A. In War

(as of the present time) altogether, Congress (of the U.S.A.) has declared war eleven times: 

  1. against Great Britain in 1812 (the War Of 1812)
  2. against Mexico in 1848 (the Mexican War)
  3. against Spain in 1898 (the Spanish-American War)
  4. against Germany in 1917 (World War 1)
  5. against Austria-Hungary in 1917 (World War 1)
  6. against Japan in 1941 (World War 2)
  7. against Germany in 1941 (World War 2)
  8. against Italy in 1941 (World War 2)
  9. against Bulgaria in 1942 (World War 2)
  10. against Hungary in 1942 (World War 2
  11. against Romania in 1942 (World War 2)