Halloween origins: an Irish-Italian production!

As we all know, today we celebrate Halloween. What you might not know is that the Halloween tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, and became the festivity that we

A day for women’s equality —

Today marks a day of celebration for women in the United States. In case you didn’t know, Congress declared August 26th as Women’s Equality Day in 1920, in recognition of the ratification

A Story of Enlightenment

In this Happened today I want to talk about an extraordinary woman, scientist, pioneer, that shook the Italian society of  the 18th century. Our today’s heroine is Laura Bassi, the