1862, JULY 01. IL SILENZIO There are several legends concerning the origin of Taps. The most widely circulated one states that a Union Army infantry officer, whose name often is given as Captain Robert Ellicombe, first ordered Taps performed at the funeral of his son, a Confederate soldier killed during the Peninsula Campaign. This apocryphal story claims […]Continua a leggere "[2016,013,000] TAPS – 24 NOTES"
2015, FEBRUARY 11. HERMANN HESSE Gradini Come ogni fior languisce e giovinezza cede a vecchiaia, anche la vita in tutti i gradi suoi fiorisce, insieme ad ogni senno e virtù, né può durare eterna. Quando la vita chiama, il cuore sia pronto a partire ed a ricominciare, per offrirsi sereno e valoroso ad altri, nuovi […]Continua a leggere "[2015,012,000] STEPS"
1849, FEBRUARY 09. ROME The Roman Republic was declared TODAY. The first in the world to abolish capital punishment in its constitutional law. The Pope, Pius IX, fled to Gaeta, a fortress in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. The republic is led by a triumvirate, a reflection of a form of government seen in the ancient Roman Republic (509 BC – 27 BC). […]Continua a leggere "[1849,010,000] 2. ROMAN REPUBLIC"