Spain Papers Review - Sunday June 24, 2018
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Jun 24, 2018 - 9:20 AM

El País
Interview with Pedro Sánchez – Prime Minister
‘We will support a plan against labour exploitation’ – ‘There will be euthanasia before the end of the legislature granted by public health’ – ‘I hope that the Catalan Generalitat don’t return to their unilateralism, this is a political crisis’ – ‘The EU must for once and all place a tax on financial transactions’
Pedro Sánchez, 46, is the most unexpected prime minister, the only one to arrive at the Moncloa via a motion of no confidence and with a deep fracture in his own party which saw him being sacked and his following victory in the primaries. Since reaching power, his plans have been constructed into a route map, despite his minority government - 85 members of the 350 total

Spain On This Day - June 24
Posted in: History
Jun 24, 2018 - 12:00 AM

Fiestas en Almería, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, León, Badajoz, Alicante y Albacete

Spain On This Day - June 23
Posted in: History
Jun 23, 2018 - 1:43 AM

1185 - Sanco III of Castille and Fernando II of León signed the Sahagún treaty to share out the lands of Al-Andalus conquered by the Muslims.

Spain On This Day - June 22
Posted in: History
Jun 22, 2018 - 1:14 AM

1484 - The Christian army started a new attack on the Granada plain winning new areas of land in Gójar, Dílar, La Zubia and Armilla.

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Spain On This Day - June 21
Posted in: History
Jun 21, 2018 - 1:56 AM

1483 - A Christian camp was set up outside Granada in a place called Ojos de Huecar. Later it would be known as Santa Fe.

Spain On This Day - June 20
Posted in: History
Jun 20, 2018 - 12:35 AM

1333 - The Merinies and Nazari armies attack and recapture Gibraltar
1928 - The Real Valladolid football club was founded

Spain On This Day - June 19
Posted in: History
Jun 19, 2018 - 12:32 AM

1509 - The village of Casabermeja (Málaga) was founded by Royal Decree by the Catholic Kings

Spain On This Day - June 18
Posted in: History
Jun 18, 2018 - 12:37 AM

1195 - The battle of Alarcos. Yaqub al-Mansur, the Caliph of Al-Andalus has a dramatic victory over the Christians
1483 - On the Atlantic South coast of Cádiz, the Catholic Kings founded the town of Puerto Real.
1538 - Truce of Nice between Charles I of Spain and Francis I of France.





Spain On This Day - June 17
Posted in: History
Jun 17, 2018 - 2:05 AM

1094 - Rodrigo Díaz el Campeador conquered Valencia.
1665 - Spanish are defeated by Portuguese forces in the Battle of Villaviciosa, which falls within the Portuguese Restoration War.
1681 - Carlos II opens the San Telmo college by Royal Decree and is administered by the Mareantes University of Sevilla. The college was to train navigators on the boats running to the new world.

Spain On This Day - June 15
Posted in: History
Jun 15, 2018 - 12:17 AM

1094 - Cid Campeador conquered the city of Valencia







Spain On This Day - June 14
Posted in: History
Jun 14, 2018 - 1:15 AM

1808 - The French forces led by Admiral Rossilly surrender to the Spanish ships led by Juan Ruiz de Apodaca in Cádiz
1864 - Isabel II inaugurates Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre.

Spain On This Day - June 13
Posted in: History
Jun 13, 2018 - 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
Posted in: History
Jun 12, 2018 - 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
Posted in: History
Jun 11, 2018 - 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.

Spain On This Day - June 10
Posted in: History
Jun 10, 2018 - 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
Posted in: History
Jun 8, 2018 - 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 8
Posted in: History
Jun 8, 2018 - 1:38 AM

1288 - Alfaro (Spain), Sancho IV "Bravo" kills Lope de Haro, Lord of Vizcaya.
1492 - The Catholic Kings published a document which gave permission to Alonso Fernández de Lugo permission to conquer the Canary Island of La Palma


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Spain On This Day - June 7
Posted in: History
Jun 7, 2018 - 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.

Spanish astronaut Pedro Duque – new minister for Science, Innovation and Universities
Posted in: National
Jun 7, 2018 - 1:05 AM

Qualified in Aeronautical Engineering (1986) at the Polytechnic University in Madrid, he has worked as a scholar in diverse projects in the Mechanical Flight Laboratory and in 1986 he was sent to the European Special Operations Centre (ESOC) of the European Space Agency in Germany.

Spain On This Day - June 6
Posted in: History
Jun 6, 2018 - 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


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