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Naples - Notable Historical Events

Alfonso V of AragonJun 12, 1442

Giuseppe VerdiDec 8, 1849

Mickey WrightJan 24, 1962

Kathy WhitworthFeb 11, 1973

Sophia LorenMay 19, 1982

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Naples - Historical Events
Date Event
836-07-04

Pactum Sicardi, peace between the Principality of Benevento and the Duchy of Naples

1387-02-24

King Charles III of Naples and Hungary is assassinated at Buda.

1413-06-07

King Ladislaw of Naples occupies Rome

1442-06-12

King Alfonso V of Aragon occupies Naples

1442-07-12

King Alfonso V of Aragon becomes king of Naples

1456-12-05

Earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die

1494-01-25

Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples

1495-02-22

French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim crown

1495-05-20

French King Charles VIII leaves Naples

1495-07-07

King Ferdinand II returns to Naples

1495-07-20

French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders

1500-11-11

Treaty of Granada: France & Aragon divide Naples

1504-01-01

King Louis XII loses last bulwark in Naples, Caeta

1504-01-31

By treaty of Lyons, French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon

1516-08-13

The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis recognises Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles recognises Francis's claim to Milan.

1534-06-12

Turkish adm Chaireddin "Barbarossa" allows Giulia Gonzaga to kidnap & plunder Naples

1555-10-25

Emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan

1562-03-09

Kissing in public banned in Naples (punishable by death)

1647-07-07

People's uprising against high prices & Spanish rule in Naples

1648-04-05

Spanish troops/feudal barons strike down people's uprising in Naples

1734-03-10

Spanish army under Don Carlos (III) draws into Naples

1737-11-04

The Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, inaugurated.

1739-04-21

Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord

1740-02-03

Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily

1762-01-04

England declares war on Spain & Naples

1799-01-14

King of Naples flees before advancing French armies

1805-07-26

Naples/Calabria struck by Earthquake; about 26,000 die

1808-07-15

French marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples

1815-04-10

Austria declares war on realm of Naples

1815-05-03

Battle at Tolentino: Austria beats king Joachim of Naples

1815-09-28

Joachim Murats fleet sails from Corsica to Naples

1815-10-12

Ex-king Joachim Murat van Naples sentenced to death

1816-02-13

-14] Teatro San Carlo in Naples destroyed by fire

1821-12-28

Naples: Gioacchini Rossini moves to Bologna

1835-09-26

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" premieres in Naples

1848-01-28

King of Naples grants his subjects a constitution

1849-12-08

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller" premieres in Naples

1857-12-16

Earthquake in Naples, Italy

1879-07-01

Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples

1906-04-07

Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

1943-09-27

Anti-fascism opposition begins in Naples

1943-10-01

Allied forces captured Naples during WW II

1943-10-01

1st King's Dragoon Guards (Royal Amoured Corps) liberates suburbs of Naples

1944-08-12

Churchill & Tito meet in Naples

1949-08-11

1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi)

1961-01-25

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Naples Pro-Am Golf Tournament

1962-01-24

Mickey Wright/Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Naples Pro-Am Golf Tournament

1963-01-22

Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Naples Professional Golf Tournament

1964-10-04

Italian Autostrada del Sol opens at Milan-Naples

1973-02-11

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Naples-Lely Golf Classic

1974-02-17

Carol Mann wins LPGA Naples Lely Golf Classic

1975-02-09

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Naples Lely Golf Classic

1976-02-08

Jan Stephens wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Naples Golf Classic

1982-05-19

Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion

2005-09-16

Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.

2012-04-18

The Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples begins burning artworks after cultural institution budget cuts

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Naples - Notable Birthdays

Giovanni BerniniDec 7, 1598

Salvatore QuasimodoAug 20, 1901

Naples - Birthdays
Date Event
1271-09-08

Charles Martel d'Anjou, son of Charles II of Naples (d. 1295)

1339-07-23

Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers)

1347-07-28

Margherita of Durazzo, queen of Naples (d. 1412)

1373-06-25

Johanna II, Queen of Naples (1414-35)

1377-02-11

King Ladislas of Naples (d. 1414)

1409-01-16

René I of Naples (d. 1480)

1448-11-04

King Alphonso II of Naples (d. 1495)

1467-07-26

Ferdinand II, King of Naples

1469-08-26

Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)

1470-10-02

Isabella of Naples, Duchess of Milan (d. 1524)

1517-08-20

Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75)

1598-12-07

Giovanni Bernini, Naples, Kingdom of Naples, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy), (d. 1680)

1608-01-28

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer

1685-10-26

Domenico Scarlatti, Naples Italy, composer/harpsichordist

1716-01-20

Carlos III, king of Naples/Spain (1759-88) Pompei/Jesuits

1734-01-01

John F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples

1751-01-12

Ferdinand I, king of Sicily & Naples. (d. 1825)

1767-03-25

Joachim Murat, marshal of France/King of Naples (1808-15)

1768-01-07

Joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples (d. 1844)

1770-10-01

Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)

1771-12-26

Julie Clary, queen consort of Naples (d. 1845)

1782-03-25

Caroline Bonaparte, Queen of Naples (d. 1839) and sister of Napoleon

1784-12-14

Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, Princess of Asturias (d. 1806)

1798-11-05

Carolina F L duchess of Berry, daughter of crown prince of Naples

1873-02-25

Enrico Caruso, Naples Italy, operatic tenor (Faust)

1874-05-01

Giovanni Vitrotti, Life and Customs of Naples

1898-02-15

Toto, (Antonio de Curtis), Naples Italy, actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri)

1901-08-20

Salvatore Quasimodo, Naples Italy, poet/critic/translator (Nobel 1959), (d. 1968)

1908-11-27

Franco Sportelli, The Four Days of Naples

1914-11-20

Emilio Pucci, Naples, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954)

1917-03-13

Lee Karson, Nicked in Naples

1921-01-01

Regina Bianchi, The Four Days of Naples

1922-01-07

Vincent Gardenia, Naples Italy, actor (All in the Family, LA Law)

1922-10-11

Nino Milano, Song of Naples

1922-11-15

Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)

1928-12-06

Roberto Pregadio, The Kingdom of Naples

1930-08-10

Luigi De Filippo, The Four Days of Naples

1942-07-02

Mirella Mereu, Gang War in Naples

1943-05-30

Dino Mele, The Kingdom of Naples

1943-08-14

Wolf Wondratschek, The Kingdom of Naples

1947-10-22

Marietto, It Started in Naples

1951-9-10

Giuni Russo, When Naples Sings

1952-05-03

Toni Naples, Deathstalker II

1954-08-11

Lina Polito, Naples Italy, actress (Love & Anarchy)

1954-12-28

Tony Rosato, Naples Italy, comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live, Amanda's)

1956-10-19

Roberta Manfredi, Helsinki-Naples All Night Long

1962-05-27

Mariangela D'Abbraccio, Naples Italy, TV actress (Passioni)

1963-07-28

Patrizia Pellegrino, Naples Italy, (Italy's Miss Teenager 1980)

1963-12-30

Alessandra Mussolini, Naples Italy, actress (Ferragosto OK)

1966-10-22

Valeria Golino, Naples Italy, actress (Rain Man, Little Flames)

1970-03-15

Diego Nargiso, Naples Italy, tennis pro

1992-06-21

Patrick Naples, Another Way to Die

Naples - Weddings
Date Event
1554-07-24

Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem

1800-01-20

Napoleon I's sister Carolina marries King Joachim Murat of Naples

Naples - Notable Deaths

AlfonsoJun 27, 1458

Naples - Deaths
Date Event
1268-10-20

Conrad Hohenstaufen/Conradin, last Duke of Swabia, beheaded in Naples aged 16

1285-01-07

Charles I of Anjou, king of Naples/bro of King Louis IX, dies at 58

1309-05-05

Charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies

1343-01-16

Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies

1382-05-12

Johanna I, Queen of Naples/Provence, dies

1384-09-02

Louis I, duke of Anjou/king of Naples (Battle of Poitiers), dies

1414-08-06

King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)

1434-11-12

King Louis III of Naples

1435-02-02

Johanna II, lawless Queen of Naples (1414-35), dies at 61

1446-05-09

Mary of Enghien, Queen of Naples (b. 1368)

1458-06-27

Alfonso V, King of Aragon/Sicily/Naples (Alfonso I), dies

1463-11-15

Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini, Prince of Taranto and Constable of Naples

1480-07-10

King René I of Naples (b. 1410) last heir of house of Anjou

1494-01-25

Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies

1495-11-19

Alfonso II, king of Naples (1494-95), dies

1495-12-18

King Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)

1496-10-05

Ferdinand II, king of Naples, dies

1515-12-02

Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies

1530-08-03

Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies

1586-09-21

Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, viceroy of Naples (1571-75), dies at 69

1788-12-14

Carlos III, King of Naples/Spain (1759-88), dies at 72

1811-08-12

John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77

1815-10-13

Joachim Murat, marshal of France/King of Naples (1808-15), executed

1825-01-04

Ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies at 73

1825-06-04

Ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies

1844-07-28

Joseph Bonaparte, older brother of Napoleon I and King of Naples and Spain (b. 1768)

1860-04-16

Carolina, duchess of Berry/daughter of crown prince of Naples, dies

1955-07-12

Vittorio Parisi, Naples That Never Dies

1979-11-07

Paolo Carlini, Italian actor (It Started in Naples), dies at 53

1992-10-22

Carlo Bernari, The Four Days of Naples

1994-08-15

Wout Wagtmans, cyclist (Rome-Naples-Rome 1957), dies at 64

1995-06-29

Lee Karson, Nicked in Naples

2004-09-14

Giuni Russo, When Naples Sings

2010-11-15

Roberto Pregadio, The Kingdom of Naples

2013-04-05

Regina Bianchi, The Four Days of Naples


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