The “100 Giorni”: the official countdown to the final High School state examination

What in Italy is called “100 giorni”, is the official countdown begins to the final High School state examination and its traditions are repeated by students in many areas and in many different ways. For istance, there are those (very, very few) who begin to study as hard as they can, others who coudn’t care less until about 10 days before the exam, when they’ll begin to study night and day, 24 hours a day, and a large majority of those seeking to fully enjoy the last moments of freedom…

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#TodayInHistory – March 10

March 10 – Some Important Events on this day 241 BC 👉🏼 Battle of the Aegates Islands: the Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end. 1578 👉🏼 Queen Elizabeth I of England gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion 1762 👉🏼 French Huguenot Jean Calas, who was wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities. The event inspires Voltaire to begin campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform. 1783 👉🏼 USS Alliance under Captain Barry fights and wins last…

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