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  • Italy
    Sunday May 13, 2001

    Silvio Berlusconi

    2001 Electoral Victory

    Italy
    Sunday May 13, 2001

    In 2001, Berlusconi ran again, as leader of the right-wing coalition House of Freedoms (Italian: La Casa delle Libertà), which included the Union of Christian and Centre Democrats, the Lega Nord, the National Alliance and other parties. Berlusconi's success in the May 2001 general election led to him becoming Prime Minister once more, with the coalition receiving 49.6% of the vote for the Chamber of Deputies and 42.5% for the Senate.




  • Rome, Italy
    Sunday Aug 19, 2001

    Francesco Totti

    First Supercoppa Italiana

    Rome, Italy
    Sunday Aug 19, 2001

    On 19 August 2001 Totti won his first Supercoppa Italiana, scoring and assisting in the 3–0 win against Fiorentina.




  • Pisa, Italy
    Saturday Dec 15, 2001

    Leaning Tower of Pisa

    The Reopen

    Pisa, Italy
    Saturday Dec 15, 2001

    After a decade of corrective reconstruction and stabilization efforts, the tower was reopened to the public on 15 December 2001 and was declared stable for at least another 300 years. In total, 70 metric tons (77 short tons) of soil were removed.




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