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Spain On This Day - August 13
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Aug 13, 2020 - 1:33 AM

1516 – The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis I of France recognizes Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, recognizes Francis's claim to Milan.

Spain On This Day - August 12
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Aug 12, 2020 - 2:00 AM

1227 - The Virgin de la Cabeza appears in Andújar
1812 - French troops leave Madrid when the allied forces of the Duke of Wellington defeats them in the battle of Los Arapiles

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Spain On This Day - August 11
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Aug 11, 2020 - 8:22 AM

1492 - Spanish Cardinal, Rodrigo de Borja is chosen as Pope
1718 - takes place the Battle of Cape Passaro between British and Spanish naval squadrons.

Spain On This Day - August 10
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Aug 10, 2020 - 3:00 AM

997 - The troops of Almanzor destroy and pillage the city of Santiago de Compostela, taking with them the bells of the city
1343 - A second exploration arrives to the Canary Islands under the command of Majorcan navigator Jaime Ferrer.

Spain On This Day - August 9
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Aug 9, 2020 - 1:30 AM

1939 - formation of the Second Francoist Government of Spain (1939-1941).
1992 - closing ceremony of the Olympic Games of Barcelona 1992.





Spain On This Day - August 8
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Aug 8, 2020 - 2:21 AM

1235: The crown of Aragón invades Ibiza island







Spain On This Day - August 7
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Aug 7, 2020 - 1:27 AM

1819 - Battle of Boyaca the independence of Colombia before Spain is sealed.
1919 - Congress approves the application of Spain in the Society of Nations

Spain On This Day - August 6
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Aug 6, 2020 - 12:54 AM

953 - in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardeña, Muslims martyrize its 200 monks (who will be canonized in 1603).
1479 - The Bread and Cheese fiesta, one of the oldest pilgrimages in Spain is founded in Quel, La Rioja. It has been held annually ever since.

Spain On This Day - August 5
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Aug 5, 2020 - 2:56 AM

939 – The Battle of Alhandic is fought between Ramiro II of León and Abd-ar-Rahman III at Zamora in the context of the Spanish Reconquista. The battle resulted in a victory for the Emirate of Cordoba.

Spain On This Day - August 4
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Aug 4, 2020 - 1:21 AM

886 - On the death of Muhammad I, his son Al-Mundir is named the sixth emir of Córdoba

Spain On This Day - August 3
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Aug 3, 2020 - 1:27 AM

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1342 – The Siege of Algeciras commences during the Spanish Reconquista.
1492 - Christopher Columbus leaves from Palos de la Frontera in Huelva on the day that the Catholic Kings order the Jews to be expelled from Spain in the Alhambra Decree.

Spain On This Day - August 2
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Aug 2, 2020 - 2:56 AM

1385 - First bullfight held in Pamplona – A Christian and a Moor from Zaragoza kill two bulls in the presence of King Carlos II of Navarra.


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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.