Spain Papers Review - Monday December 10, 2018
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Dec 10, 2018 - 8:33 AM

El País
‘Torra has faced indignation for those praising the use of violence in the Slovenian succession’ – Colau and Ábalos called him irresponsible for using the armed conflict.
‘The first world migratory pact has opened by opposing nationalism’ – around 180 countries will from today adopt an accord to control the mafia people trafficking
The IMF has called on Spain to monitor house prices – warning of the signs of overheating, but not yet a possible bubble.

Spain On This Day - November 25
Posted in: History
Nov 25, 2019 - 6:00 AM

1491 - The terms for the final capitulation of Granada were signed between the Catholic Kings and the Moorish King of Granada, Boabdil, relinquishing sovereignty of the Kingdom of Granada to Ferdinand and Isabella. He surrendered the keys of the city on 2nd January 1492, in the culmination of the Reconquista and a day which ended centuries of Moorish rule in Spain

Spain On This Day - January 28
Posted in: History
Jan 28, 2019 - 3:33 AM

1782 - In Spain the Royal Army Ordinance mayors and province, which divided the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata in eight municipalities is issued.
1810 - In Spain, the Napoleonic armies are advancing on Andalusia and in this day are triumphant in Granada.
1920 - the Spanish Legion is founded as the ‘Tercio de Extranjeros,’ by a Royal Decree issued by Alfonso XIII.

Spain On This Day - January 27
Posted in: History
Jan 27, 2019 - 1:26 AM

1612 - Felipe III granted the first privilege to run in closed bullrings, origin of the arenas.
1794 - On the island of Santo Domingo, a Spanish fleet under Admiral Gabriel de Aristizábal- take the French Fort Dolphin Square.

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Spain On This Day - January 26
Posted in: History
Jan 26, 2019 - 12:59 AM

1085 - In the Taifa of Zaragoza (in present Spain), Al-Musta'in he married the daughter of Abu Bakr of Valencia, attended the Taifa kings of al-Andalus and, in all probability, in the presence El Cid.
1500 - The Spanish navigator, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, becomes the first European to discover Brazil.

Spain On This Day - January 24
Posted in: History
Jan 24, 2019 - 1:00 AM

1336 - Pedro IV was proclaimed king of Aragon after the death of his father Alfonso IV.
1643 - Felipe IV dismisses his favorite, Count-Duke of Olivares, sick and sunk by the dismal failure of his policy.
1806 - Madrid, Leandro Fernandez de Moratín premieres his The other girls.
1814 - San Salvador makes a second attempt of trying for independence from Spanish rule.

Spain On This Day - January 23
Posted in: History
Jan 23, 2019 - 12:32 AM

1677 - Charles II of Spain and Queen mother named prime minister Juan José of Austria.
1731 - A new Treaty of Vienna, by Austria, England and Spain join forces to bring you Carlos III of Spain for the succession to the throne of Naples and Sicily is signed.
1810 - The French easily move through Andalusia and seize Jaen and Cordoba.
1822 - The Charities Act was passed.
1855 - Spain's government announced cuts to the severance of relations with the Holy See.
1878 - King Alfonso XII marries his cousin, María de las Mercedes de Orleáns, in Madrid. The young Queen died of typhoid in June that year.

Spain On This Day - January 22
Posted in: History
Jan 22, 2019 - 12:12 AM

1188 - In the Kingdom of Leon, Alfonso IX is proclaimed king after the death of his father Fernando II.
1809 - The Central Board of Seville declares that the Spanish colonies in America "are not properly colonies or factories, like those of other nations, but an essential and independent of the Spanish monarchy."
1810 - Jerónimo Merino whose guerrilla acts on communications between Burgos and Valladolid, surprise a French division near the town of Dueñas, falling into the ambush over 1500 men.
1910 - Begins the return of Spanish troops who fought in the campaign of Morocco.
1921 - In Spain, the government establishes mandatory workers' compensation for all workers.
1926 - The Spanish Air Force hydroplane, ‘Plus Ultra,’ takes off from Palos de la Frontera, Huelva province, landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the 26th of the month, in the first Transatlantic flight between Europe and South America.

Spain On This Day - January 21
Posted in: History
Jan 21, 2019 - 12:27 AM

1287 - the Castillo de Santa Àgueda, the last Moorish stronghold on the island of Menorca, falls to Christian forces.
1812 - Cortes of Cadiz created the State Council.
1900 - Mercantile Circle in Gijon Leopoldo Alas Clarin gave a lecture entitled "Economic Materialism in Spain".
1917 - The Minister denies that the Spanish Navy Submarine Isaac Peral is in Danish waters.

Spain On This Day - January 20
Posted in: History
Jan 20, 2019 - 2:23 AM

649 – King Chindasuinth, at the urging of bishop Braulio of Zaragoza, crowns his son Recceswinth as co-ruler of the Visigothic Kingdom.
1486 - Christopher Colombus is received by the Catholic Kings for the first time.

Spain On This Day - January 19
Posted in: History
Jan 19, 2019 - 12:30 AM

1937 - Radio Nacional de España opens
1982 - Julio Iglesias Puga, father of the singer, Julio Iglesias, is freed by police after three weeks of being held in captivity by ETA terrorists.

Spain On This Day - January 18
Posted in: History
Jan 18, 2019 - 12:43 AM

1174 - Alfonso II of Aragon and Castile Sancha marry
1535 - the Spanish explorer and conquistador, Francisco Pizarro, founds the city of Lima, which he named Ciudad de los Reyes.
1610 - The Moors were expelled from Murcia.
1762 - Carlos III promulgates a pragmatic to set the exequatur regium, which implies total control of the papal documents.
1764 - In Barcelona the Physical-Mathematical Experimental Conference is created, based on the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the city.

Spain On This Day - January 17
Posted in: History
Jan 17, 2019 - 12:54 AM

1287 - Alfonso III of Aragón invades Menorca and frees the island from centuries of Moorish occupation.

Spain On This Day - January 16
Posted in: History
Jan 16, 2019 - 12:00 AM

929 - Abderramán III proclaims himself Caliph of Córdoba.
1492 - The first grammar of the Spanish language is presented to Queen Isabella I.
1556 - The Holy Roman Emperor, Carlos I of Spain, gives up the crown of Castilla and Aragón in favour of his son, Felipe II.

British embassy welcomes the Spanish government's new web resource for UK nationals in Spain
Posted in: National
Jan 15, 2019 - 7:01 PM

The new site is available in Spanish and English, and covers areas including residency, healthcare, voting rights and education. We encourage all UK nationals in Spain to visit the site in order to ensure they are prepared for EU exit.

Spain On This Day - January 15
Posted in: History
Jan 15, 2019 - 1:18 AM

1526 - A maritime expedition led by Diego García de Moguer left from La Coruna, and who is attributed the discovery of the River Plate

Spain On This Day - January 14
Posted in: History
Jan 14, 2019 - 5:29 AM

1503 - Creation of the House of Trade of the Indies in Seville, designed to deposit America imported and exported goods.1539: Spain annexes Cuba.
1514 - Royal decree authorizing the marriage of Spaniards with Indians.
1526 - Treaty of Madrid, between Francis I of France and Carlos I of Spain, after the battle of Pavia.
1539 – Spain annexes Cuba.
1724 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne.
1739 - El Pardo agreement: Agreement between Spain and England, which establishes the basis of trade in the American colonies.

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Spain On This Day - January 13
Posted in: History
Jan 13, 2019 - 1:13 AM

0587 - Recaredo Visigoth king Hispanic, declares its commitment and that of his family to the Catholic faith.
1435 - Sicut Dudum, forbidding the enslavement of the Guanche natives in Canary Islands by the Spanish, is promulgated by Pope Eugene IV.
1532 - A royal decree signed in Seville prohibits the Indians mark with hot irons.

Spain On This Day - January 12
Posted in: History
Jan 12, 2019 - 7:43 AM

1072 - In Spain, after the battle of Golpejera, Sancho II was crowned King of Leon.
1230 - Jaime I conquers the island of Mallorca.
1610 - The decree for expulsion of the Moors from Andalusia is enacted.

Spain On This Day - January 11
Posted in: History
Jan 11, 2019 - 12:50 AM

1284 - In a compilation entitled Recognoverunt Proceres, Pedro III gives Barcelona civil and economic privileges.
1565 - The Spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez de Legazpi takes possession of the Eastern Carolinas, today Marshall Islands.
1866 - 220 people drown in the Bay of Biscay to sink the English ship passengers London.
1875 - Alfonso XII disembarks in Valencia, from Barcelona, and goes to Madrid to occupy the throne of Spain.

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