Spain On This Day - June 13
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Jun 13, 2021 - 1:06 AM

San Antonio, fiestas in Ceuta
964 - Emilian Glosses of the library of the Monastery of San Millan de Yuso, traditionally considered the first testimony written in Castilian.

Spain On This Day - June 12
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Jun 12, 2021 - 12:32 AM

San Juan de Sahagún, Fiestas in Salamanca, named after the religious Spaniard who died on this day 1479.

Spain On This Day - June 11
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Jun 11, 2021 - 5:39 AM

1485 - Marbella Muslim governor Mohammad Abuneza surrenders to the Catholic Monarchs giving them the keys to the city.
1496 - Cadiz (Spain) Christopher Columbus returned from his second trip to America.
1509 - England celebrates marriage between Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.

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Spain On This Day - June 10
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Jun 10, 2021 - 8:44 AM

15 B.C.: The city of León was founded during the reign of August Cesar in the Roman Empire
1510 - Seville, the House of Trade receives its first statute, by which sees extended the initial prerogatives.
1770 - In Buenos Aires the Spanish governor ordered the eviction of the British occupation of the Malvinas Islands, whom he considered to be earth invaders.

Spain On This Day - June 9
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Jun 9, 2021 - 2:34 AM

1354 - Alfonso XI of Castile in Burgos regiment establishes the direct appointment of sixteen villains knights who assume the functions of the council.
1508 - King Ferdinand granted to Diego de Nicuesa rights discoverers of Veragua (from the Gulf of Uraba to the shores of Panama) and the governorship.

Spain On This Day - June 7
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Jun 7, 2021 - 2:30 AM

1486 - Cordoba, the Catholic Monarchs issued the Pragmatic commanding observe and keep the notebook of the New Laws of the Holy Brotherhood.
1494 - The kingdom of Castile signed the Treaty of Tordesillas with Portugal, by which it was decided what the demarcation line of the Spanish and Portuguese territories would be at the beginning of the conquest of America.

Spain On This Day - June 6
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Jun 6, 2021 - 1:38 AM

985 - Barcelona, Almanzor enters the village after besiege for eight days.
1339 - King Alfonso IV of Aragon granted the barony of Ayerbe his wife Leonor and this is the bequeaths to his son, Fernando.
1391 - A group of men from Seville entered into the Jewish quarter of the town of Écija, and killed 4000 Jewish residents

Spain On This Day - June 5
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Jun 5, 2021 - 12:29 AM

1486 - The Christian army entered in the Muslim town of Íllora in Granada, following the arrival of Fernando The Catholic

Spain On This Day - June 4
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Jun 4, 2021 - 8:04 AM

1741 - The word ‘Manzanilla’ referring to wines from Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Cádiz appeared for the first time
1811 - Spain founds the Supreme Council, 33 and last of the Scottish Rite.
1994 - Spain suffers a heatwave. Murcia recorded 47.2 ° C maximum temperature, the highest recorded in the Spanish province capitals. Alicante also record with 41.4 ° C.
1997 - the council of Bimenes (Spain) is the first to declare the officers of the Asturian language within its territory, causing a chain reaction among various Asturian municipalities.
2007 - Wikipedia in Spanish reaches its article number 250000.

Spain On This Day - June 3
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Jun 3, 2021 - 7:03 AM

1642 - Ended the Battle of Barcelona, episode of the War of the Reapers. Battle between the French and Spanish fleets. The Spanish group would retire to Majorca to make repairs.
1702 - within the framework of the War of Spanish Succession, Austria -partidaria of Charles VI, declares war on France and Spain -partidarias of Felipe V.

Spain On This Day - June 2
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Jun 2, 2021 - 12:41 AM

1010 – The Battle of Aqbat al-Bakr took place in the context of the Fitna of al-Andalus resulting in a defeat for the Caliphate of Cordoba.

Spain On This Day - June 1
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Jun 1, 2021 - 12:59 AM

1252 - Alfonso X, the wise, is proclaimed King of Castilla y León

Spain On This Day - May 31
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May 31, 2021 - 12:32 AM

1565 - In the present province of Tucuman (northwestern Argentina), the Spanish military Diego de Villarroel repopulated for the third time the place that the natives called Ibatin ('river bank down from the broken') and baptizes village of San Miguel of Tucuman. In 1550, Juan Nuñez del Prado had founded with the name of Barco I, and in 1557, the military Juan Perez de Zorita had refounded with the name of Cañete.

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Spain Business Brief - Tuesday December 5, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Dec 5, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Dark clouds on the horizon in the Spanish pensions system which is failing to cope with the changing demographics.

The Sephardi and the keys to Spain
Posted in: Features
Dec 4, 2017 - 12:49 PM

The first Jews arrived after the conquest of Normandy in 1066, William of Normandy invited Jewish financiers from Rouen in northern France to come to England.

Spain Business Brief - Thursday November 30, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Nov 30, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Galician construction group Copasa has linked with the British Fund InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, to bid for 5 billion € for the Plan for Roads Infrastructure (PIC in Spanish) announced by Mariano Rajoy in July, which corresponds to 2,000 kilometres of roads until 2021.