Almanac of 20 September 2022

Almanac of 20 September 2022

It is the 263rd day of the year, 38th week. At the end of 2022 there are 102 days left.

In Rome the sun rises at 05:56 and sets at 18:10 (solar time)
In Milan the sun rises at 06:08 and sets at 18:24 (solar time)
Moon: 15.54 (tram.)

Saints of the day: Santa Candida (Martyr in Carthage)
Saint Eustace (Martyr)
Holy Korean Martyrs
San Giancarlo Cornay (Priest and Martyr)
Santa Teopista (Virgin and Martyr)

Etymology: Candida, the name, already used at the time of the Ancient Romans, derives from the Latin adjective candidus and means “very white, candid, shining white”; in a Christian environment Candida was taken up in the meaning of “pure”.

Proverb of the day:
In September the night with the day contends.

Aphorism of the day:
A beautiful death all life honors (F. Petrarca)

It happened today:

1870 – The breach of Porta Pia (152 years ago): After five hours of fire, the army of the Kingdom of Italy, led by General Raffaele Cadorna, opened a passage of 30 meters in the Aurelian walls, next to Porta Pia. The Bersaglieri entered the Capitoline city first through this breach, shouting “W Italy!”

1946 – First edition of the Cannes Film Festival (76 years ago): “Rome, open city”, a manifesto of Italian cinematic neorealism, was among the films awarded at the first edition of the Cannes Film Festival, organized from 20 September to 5 October in the Casino of the city overlooking the Côte d’Azur.

Were you born today? You are reflective, naturally inclined to deepen mental or spiritual sensations and acquisitions. Work is for you only a source of sustenance, but you will feel very satisfied if you are lucky enough to be involved in philosophy, theology and teaching, where you will give your best. In love you seek the best and if you do not meet those who are in total harmony with you, you will serenely choose solitude.

Celebrities born on this day:

1934 – Sophia Loren (88 years ago): If one could give a face to cinema, one of the first choices would be that of Sofia Loren, famous all over the world. Roman by birth, Sofia Villani Scicolone, her real identity, does not fail to reiterate on every occasion that she feels proudly Neapolitan.

1950 – Loredana Berté (72 years ago): Born in Bagnara Calabra, she is a singer, Mia Martini’s younger sister. She has always had a great media impact and her career has always been interspersed with moments of prominence and moments of decline, as a soloist and together with other prominent artists with whom she has maintained collaborations.

1947 – Mia Martini (75 years ago): For friends, fans, colleagues and for her sister Loredana, it was simply Mimì. For the history of Italian music, Domenica Bertè, aka Mia Martini, was one of the most refined songwriters ever.

1984 – Belén Rodríguez (38 years ago): Argentina from Buenos Aires, is a popular character in the Italian television world, in which she works as a showgirl.

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Almanac of 20 September 2022