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May 28, 2020 - 6:37 PM

Spain On This Day - May 28
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May 28, 2020 - 1:22 AM

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1486 - In the province of Granada (Spain), the Christian army commanded by Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, the Great Captain, after fierce attacks in which Boabdil and Hamet el Zegrí were wounded, enters the city of Loja.

Spain On This Day - May 27
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May 27, 2020 - 2:24 AM

1517 - Several Dominican and Franciscan monks, headed by Pedro de Córdoba, write a letter to the King of Spain, known as the Carta Latina, in defence of the native Americans in the new world.

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Spain On This Day - May 26
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May 26, 2020 - 12:59 AM

1135 – Alfonso VII of León and Castile is crowned in León Cathedral as Imperator totius Hispaniae, "Emperor of all of Spain".
1504 - Gonzalo Fernandez de Cordoba, at the behest of Pope Julius II ordered the arrest of Cesare Borgia and his transfer to Spain.
1573 - The Spanish Armada, commanded by Count Bossu, defeat the Sea Beggars in the Battle of Haarlemmermeer (Netherlands).
1642 - Spanish troops, commanded by Francisco de Melo, defeated the French Marshal de Guiche in the Battle of Honnecourt (France).

Spain On This Day - May 25
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May 25, 2020 - 2:42 AM

1025 - Mujammad al-Mustakfi flees Córdoba after being dismissed as Caliph
1808 - the General Junta of the Principality of Asturias pronounced sovereign and declares war on Napoleon's army.

Spain On This Day - May 24
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May 24, 2020 - 12:50 AM

843: Abd al-Rahman II and his armies leave Córdoba to conquer Navarra





Spain On This Day - May 23
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May 23, 2020 - 1:00 AM

1482 - The abencerrajes entered the Albaicín and proclaimed Boabdil as the King of Granada







Spain On This Day - May 22
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May 22, 2020 - 12:22 AM

1293 - Sancho IV conceded awards and wealth to the cities and councils in Andalucía for loyalty in the fight against the Infantes de la Cerda
1526 - the Italian cities of Milan, Florence and Venice signed an alliance with Francis I of France, Pope Clement VII, Henry VIII of England to fight Carlos I of Spain.

Spain On This Day - May 21
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May 21, 2020 - 12:26 AM

822 - Abderramán II becomes the new Omiya emir of Córdoba
1293 - Sancho IV added Villaymara to Burgos.

Spain On This Day - May 20
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May 20, 2020 - 2:08 AM

1293 – King Sancho IV of Castile creates the Study of General Schools of Alcalá.
1485 - The Christian troops captured Ronda, the most important Nazari resistance point to the west
1493 - Christopher Columbus is named commander in chief of the Spanish armed with undertaking the second trip to America.

Spain On This Day - May 19
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May 19, 2020 - 2:05 AM

1381 - Juan I de Castilla announces that Castilla is under the orders of the Pope at Aviñon as a consequence of his close alliance with France

Spain On This Day - May 18
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May 18, 2020 - 4:00 AM

1499 - A fleet of four boats leaves from Puerto de Santa María in Cádiz, commanded by Américo Vespucio and Juan de la Cosa, and makes it way to the coasts of Surinam, near Brazil

Spain On This Day - May 17
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May 17, 2020 - 1:38 AM

822 - After the death of Al Hakam I, began his reign in Cordoba Abderramán II, during which the Cordovan adopted the fashion of Baghdad, introduced by the Iraqi-born musician Ziryab.
1410 - Martin of Aragon revokes the appointment as General Lieutenant Governor General of Aragon and the Crown had granted his nephew Jaime II of Urgel.


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Spain Business Brief - Tuesday December 5, 2017
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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.