Today in Michelangelo Buonarroti History

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Historical Events

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1498-08-26 - Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.
1503-09-13 - Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David.
1504-09-08 - Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Florence.
1512-11-01 - Michelangelo's paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel in Vatican, Italy 1st exhibited
1541-10-31 - Michelangelo Buonarroti finishes painting The Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican
1972-05-21 - Michelangelo's Pietà in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome is damaged by a vandal.
1998-01-28 - Michelangelo, "Christ & the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

1443-12-05 - Pope Julius II, Albisola, Republic of Genoa, Pope (1503-13), patron of Michelangelo, Bramante, Raphael, (d. 1513)
1475-03-06 - Michelangelo, Italian painter (David) (d. 1564)

Famous Deaths

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1564-02-18 - Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88

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