Spain On This Day - July 31
Posted in: History
Jul 31, 2021 - 1:57 PM

Fiesta of San Ignacio in the cities of San Sebastian and Bilbao

Spain On This Day - July 30
Posted in: History
Jul 30, 2021 - 12:23 AM

1017 - Leon, King Alfonso V promulgates the Law of Leon.
1086 - The Almoravid army under the orders of Yusef, crosses the Strait of Gibraltar and disembarks in Algeciras

Spain On This Day - July 29
Posted in: History
Jul 29, 2021 - 8:25 AM

1525 - The Sevilla Explorer, Rodrigo de Bastidas, founded the city of Santa Marta in what is now Colombia

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Spain On This Day - July 28
Posted in: History
Jul 28, 2021 - 1:44 AM

1369 - the siege of Algeciras, with which King Muhammad V of the Kingdom of Granada is produced with the aim of recovering the city of Al-Al-Hadra Yazirat (Algeciras), the Kingdom of Castile.
1508 - A Bula, a lead sealed document from Pope Julio II awarded the patronage of the churches in the New World to the King of Spain.

Spain On This Day - July 27
Posted in: History
Jul 27, 2021 - 2:07 AM

1309 - King of Castile, Fernando IV breaks the treaty he had signed with Muhammad III in Granada, and circles Algeciras

Spain On This Day - July 26
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Jul 26, 2021 - 2:30 AM

711 - Rodrigo, king of the Visigoths is defeated by the Muslims in the battle of Guadalete





Spain On This Day - July 25
Posted in: History
Jul 25, 2021 - 2:00 AM

Fiestas: Santiago Apostol – Day of the Galicia region







Spain On This Day - July 24
Posted in: History
Jul 24, 2021 - 4:00 AM

1064 - Fernando I of Castile occupies the Portuguese city of Coimbra

Spain On This Day - July 23
Posted in: History
Jul 23, 2021 - 3:40 AM

1508 - The Spanish soldier Pedro Navarro took the Peñon de Velez de la Gomera, an important base for pirates in the Mediterranean

Spain On This Day - July 22
Posted in: History
Jul 22, 2021 - 7:00 AM

1795 - Spain and France sign the second treaty of Basle ending the Rosellón war

Spain On This Day - July 21
Posted in: History
Jul 21, 2021 - 3:04 AM

1348 - Pedro IV of Aragón breaks up the Aragonesa Union in the battle of Épila
1454 - Enrique IV of Castile is proclaimed King of the region after the death of his father, Juan II of Castle, in Valladolid
1535 - Carlos I conquers Tunisia in an armed expedition

Spain On This Day - July 20
Posted in: History
Jul 20, 2021 - 12:40 AM

1221 - Construction starts of Burgos Cathedral

Spain On This Day - July 19
Posted in: History
Jul 19, 2021 - 1:54 AM

711 – Umayyad conquest of Hispania: Battle of Guadalete: Umayyad forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by King Roderic.
1068 - Sancho II of Castile beats his brother Alfonso VI of León
1131 - Ramón Berenguer IV assumed the government of the Catalan region after the death of his father Ramón Berenguer III.
1195 - Battle of Alarcos, Ciudad Real. Alfonso VIII of Castile is defeated.


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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.


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