7 August 1420 – Construction of the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore begins in Florence.

The “Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore” (Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower) is the main church of Florence, Italy. “Il Duomo di Firenze”, as it is ordinarily called, was begun in 1296 and completed in 1436 with the dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi The cathedral complex, located in Piazza del Duomo, includes the… Read More 7 August 1420 – Construction of the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore begins in Florence.