Hands of madness: Italino and his grave at Staglieno Monumental Cemetery

Among the Italian cemeteries, the Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, is one of the most fascinating, full of mysteries and secrets, with its statues that follow one another and those tombstones that tell ancient stories. Coming to the highest part of the Monumental Cemetery, you might come across a particular statue, different from all the others. Is that of a child of about 5 years old, running carefree behind his circle, while two hands of madness are about to grab him from behind and seal his fate. It was the year 1925,…

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#TodayInHistory – August 31

August 31 – Some important events on this day. 1142 👉🏼 Possible date for establishment of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) League – with the aid of Hiawatha and Deganawidah 1422 👉🏼 Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of 9 months 1772 👉🏼 Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica 1888 👉🏼 The body of Jack the Ripper’s first victim, Mary Ann Nichols, is found in Whitechapel in London’s East End. Jack the Ripper was a serial Killer that, thanks to his horrible crimes, sadly became a celebrity. His failure to…

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