May 21, 1972 — Michelangelo’s Pietà in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome is damaged by a tuxedo-wearing vandal, the mentally disturbed Hungarian-born Australian geologist Laszlo Toth.

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  1. May 21, 2018 at 9:56 AM

    If I were going to vandalize any art, it would have to be some piece of modern “art” or some Cubist nonsense. Of course, I never would, but still…

    Happy Monday, Allan.

    janet

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