21 October 1866: Veneto to the Kingdom of Italy

(To Marina Militare)

Sunday - Plebiscite (by universal male suffrage) in Veneto on the passage of the region to the Kingdom of Italy even if already the 19 in a room of the Hotel Europa in Venice the French general Laboeuf (plenipotentiary "guarantor" of the conduct of the consultation) had signed the assignment.

The plebiscite will give favorable results to Italy (99,96% "yes"). Thus the substantial military defeat of the Kingdom of Italy turned into a political success for the House of Savoy.

[The Marina takes possession of the Venice Maritime Arsenal. The armored frigate is present at the ceremony Varese and notices Siren, Explorer e fulminant moored in the big dock]