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Milan
Milan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital city of the region of Lombardy and of the province of Milan. The city proper has a population of about 1.3 million, while its urban area, roughly coinciding with its administrative province and the bordering Province of Monza and Brianza , is one of...
Timeline of Events
1355
1.5.1355
Charles I of Bohemia was crowned with the Iron Crown of Lombardy in Milan.
1422
6.30.1422
Battle of Arbedo between the duke of Milan and the Swiss cantons.
1500
1.5.1500
Duke Ludovico Sforza conquers Milan.
1513
6.6.1513
Italian Wars: Battle of Novara. Swiss troops defeat the French under Louis de la Tremoille, forcing the French to abandon Milan. Duke Massimiliano Sforza is restored.
1516
8.13.1516
The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis I of France recognises Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor recognises Francis's claim to Milan.
1796
5.15.1796
First Coalition: Napoleon enters Milan in triumph.
1805
5.26.1805
Napoléon Bonaparte assumes the title of King of Italy and is crowned with the Iron Crown of Lombardy in the Duomo di Milano, the gothic cathedral in Milan.
1842
3.9.1842
Giuseppe Verdi's third opera, ''Nabucco'', receives its première performance in Milan; its success establishes Verdi as one of Italy's foremost opera writers.
1843
2.11.1843
Giuseppe Verdi's opera ''I Lombardi'' receives its first performance in Milan.
1883
6.28.1883
In Milan in Italy inaugurated the first central European electricity power station.
1904
2.17.1904
''Madama Butterfly'' receives its première at La Scala in Milan.
1909
5.13.1909
The first Giro d'Italia starts from Milan. Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna will be the winner.
1919
3.23.1919
In Milan, Italy, Benito Mussolini founds his Fascist political movement.
1924
10.31.1924
World Savings Day is announced in Milan, Italy by the Members of the Association at the 1st International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks).
1935
7.20.1935
Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen.
1937
3.18.1937
The human-powered aircraft, ''Pedaliante'', flies convert 1 outside Milan.
1999
5.28.1999
In Milan, Italy, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece ''The Last Supper'' is put back on display.