When you think of Italy thousands of years of history & civilization come to mind, but as a unified country Italy is relatively young. Today on the 17th of March 2011 Italy celebrates 150 year of unification! Thanks to these guys:
|Vittorio Emanuele II|
|Count Camillo di Cavou|
If you want to learn more about the history of the unification of Italy, then check out this Wikipedia entry.
For those of you looking for a unique way to honor/celebrate150 years of the Kingdom of Italy try the special edition F10 Ferrari. Ferrari has created a special logo which appears on the F10's of legendary racers Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso: the three stripes of the Italian flag placed over the dates 1861>2011 are the symbol of the the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Italian unity.
"We have made Italy. Now we have to make Italians."
- Massimo d'Azeglio