Spain Papers Review - Monday December 10, 2018
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Dec 10, 2018 - 8:33 AM

El País
‘Torra has faced indignation for those praising the use of violence in the Slovenian succession’ – Colau and Ábalos called him irresponsible for using the armed conflict.
‘The first world migratory pact has opened by opposing nationalism’ – around 180 countries will from today adopt an accord to control the mafia people trafficking
The IMF has called on Spain to monitor house prices – warning of the signs of overheating, but not yet a possible bubble.

British embassy welcomes the Spanish government's new web resource for UK nationals in Spain
Posted in: National
Jan 15, 2019 - 7:01 PM

The new site is available in Spanish and English, and covers areas including residency, healthcare, voting rights and education. We encourage all UK nationals in Spain to visit the site in order to ensure they are prepared for EU exit.

Spain On This Day - January 15
Posted in: History
Jan 15, 2019 - 1:18 AM

1526 - A maritime expedition led by Diego García de Moguer left from La Coruna, and who is attributed the discovery of the River Plate

Spain On This Day - January 14
Posted in: History
Jan 14, 2019 - 5:29 AM

1503 - Creation of the House of Trade of the Indies in Seville, designed to deposit America imported and exported goods.1539: Spain annexes Cuba.
1514 - Royal decree authorizing the marriage of Spaniards with Indians.
1526 - Treaty of Madrid, between Francis I of France and Carlos I of Spain, after the battle of Pavia.
1539 – Spain annexes Cuba.
1724 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne.
1739 - El Pardo agreement: Agreement between Spain and England, which establishes the basis of trade in the American colonies.

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Spain On This Day - January 13
Posted in: History
Jan 13, 2019 - 1:13 AM

0587 - Recaredo Visigoth king Hispanic, declares its commitment and that of his family to the Catholic faith.
1435 - Sicut Dudum, forbidding the enslavement of the Guanche natives in Canary Islands by the Spanish, is promulgated by Pope Eugene IV.
1532 - A royal decree signed in Seville prohibits the Indians mark with hot irons.

Spain On This Day - January 12
Posted in: History
Jan 12, 2019 - 7:43 AM

1072 - In Spain, after the battle of Golpejera, Sancho II was crowned King of Leon.
1230 - Jaime I conquers the island of Mallorca.
1610 - The decree for expulsion of the Moors from Andalusia is enacted.

Spain On This Day - January 11
Posted in: History
Jan 11, 2019 - 12:50 AM

1284 - In a compilation entitled Recognoverunt Proceres, Pedro III gives Barcelona civil and economic privileges.
1565 - The Spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez de Legazpi takes possession of the Eastern Carolinas, today Marshall Islands.
1866 - 220 people drown in the Bay of Biscay to sink the English ship passengers London.
1875 - Alfonso XII disembarks in Valencia, from Barcelona, and goes to Madrid to occupy the throne of Spain.

Spain On This Day - January 10
Posted in: History
Jan 10, 2019 - 4:43 AM

1514 - The Complutense Bible is published, the first multilingual edition.
1544 - Viceroy Blasco Núñez de Vela, sent by Carlos I, arrives in Panama to cut off the abuses committed by some conquerors.
1601 - The Court of Felipe III moved from Madrid to Valladolid, according to an official order from the previous day.
1877 - Conscription (four years of active duty and four in the reserve) is established in Spain.
1973 - The Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel, Hollywood awarded the Oscar for best foreign film for "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie".

Spain On This Day - January 9
Posted in: History
Jan 9, 2019 - 12:34 AM

638 - Sixth Council of Toledo.
681 - Twelfth Council of Toledo: King Erwig of the Visigoths initiates a council in which he implements diverse measures against the Jews in Spain.
1316 - Felipe V becomes King of France and Navarre after the death of his nephew Juan I.
1809 - Arthur Wellesley arranges with Spain a treaty of friendship and military aid.
1812 - Valencia capitulates to French forces of Suchet, after four days of bombardment.

Spain On This Day - January 8
Posted in: History
Jan 8, 2019 - 5:35 AM

1870 - In Malaga, the first issue of the satirical newspaper "Brooms", led by Republican Teobaldo Nieva.
1885 - Treaty of peace and friendship between Spain and the Republic of Ecuador.
1924 - A royal decree suspended in Spain's parliamentary immunity.

Spain On This Day - January 7
Posted in: History
Jan 7, 2019 - 12:00 AM

1325 – Alfonso IV becomes King of Portugal.
1899 - In Madrid the first issue of the magazine Literary Life, directed by Jacinto Benavente appears, among whose contributors included Ruben Dario, Miguel de Unamuno and Antonio Machado.
1908 - In Spain it is promulgated the Law of the squadron, to provide the country with maritime forces, of which lacked after the disasters suffered in the wars in Cuba and the Philippines.

Spain On This Day - January 6
Posted in: History
Jan 6, 2019 - 12:39 AM

1119 - Alfonso I el Batallador (King of Aragon), conquered Zaragoza
1233 - Fernando III of Castilla initiates the site of the city of Úbeda that culminates with its capitulation.
1416 - King Ferdinand I of Aragon abandons obedience to the Avignon popes.
1492 - The Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella enter Granada, completing the Reconquista.

Spain On This Day - January 5
Posted in: History
Jan 5, 2019 - 4:50 AM

0951 - Ramiro II of Leon abdicates.
1543 - In the port of San Francisco de Campeche (Mexico) lands the Spanish friar Bartolomé de las Casas, who will be distinguished as a tireless historian and defender of the aborigines of New Spain.
1813 - The Courts of Cadiz suppress the Tribunal of the Inquisition both in Spain and in America.
1977 - The Public Order Court is abolished, the National Court is created and the decree law on terrorism is repealed.
1978 - Euskadi preautonomy approved.
2009 - The last ride on the old roller coaster built in 1961, which after its dismantling, will be replaced by the new Muntanya Russa, will be held at Tibidabo Amusement Park in Barcelona.

Spain On This Day - January 4
Posted in: History
Jan 4, 2019 - 12:41 AM

1493 - Christopher Columbus began his journey back to Spain from the Spanish island, modern city of Santo Domingo, capital of Dominican Republic.

Spain On This Day - January 3
Posted in: History
Jan 3, 2019 - 1:45 AM

1874 - a coup d’état by General Manuel Pavía y Albuquerque, following a motion of no confidence in President Emilio Castelar y Ripoll, puts an end to the brief First Spanish Republic.
1903 - Academies of Sciences in Madrid and Paris recognized the research and academic engineer Leonardo Torres Quevedo.
1944 - Near Torre del Bierzo (León), dozens of people died as a result of a railway accident.
1976 - Spanish Falange and JONS constitutes political party. Enters into force on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
1997 - Cylist Miguel Indurain puts an end to his career.

Spain On This Day - January 2
Posted in: History
Jan 2, 2019 - 12:12 AM

1492 - Boabdil, the Nasrid Sultan of Granada, hands over the keys of the Alhambra Palace to the Catholic Kings, ending centuries of Moorish rule in Spain.

Spain On This Day - January 1
Posted in: History
Jan 1, 2019 - 2:23 AM

1369 - Louis II the Good, Duke of Bourbon, institutes the Order of the Golden Shield.
1432 - In Granada Yusuf IV es proclamado sultán tras una sublevación popular que destrona a Muhammad IX.
1504 - In Italy, the Spanish army enters Gaete, ending the war between France and Spain by Naples.

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Spain On This Day - December 31
Posted in: History
Dec 31, 2018 - 6:42 AM

1147 - In Tortosa, Ramón Berenguer IV reconquest the city.
1229 - James I of Aragon the Conqueror enters Medina Mayurqa (now known as Palma, Spain) thus consummating the Christian reconquest of the island of Majorca.
1229 - The city of Palma de Mallorca - in the hands of the Muslims, is conquered by Jaime I the Conqueror.
1431 - In Granada, Yusuf IV is proclaimed Sultan, after a popular revolt that detrones to Muhammad IX.

Spain On This Day - December 30
Posted in: History
Dec 30, 2018 - 5:00 AM

1066: Granada massacre: A Muslim mob storms the royal palace in Granada, crucifies Jewish vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela and massacres most of the Jewish population of the city.
1831: Manuel Bretón de los Herreros releases "Marcela or which of the three?" in the Theater Principe of Madrid.
1833: The minister Javier de Burgos established the division of the country into 49 provinces.

Spain On This Day - December 29
Posted in: History
Dec 29, 2018 - 6:00 AM

0601: Witerico, the Visigoth king of Spain, usurps power after leading a revolt of nobles.
1489: Muslim town of Fiñana (Almería) is conquered by the Christian troops of the Catholic Monarchs.

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